Arrest of Media Activist Mahta Sadri Following Social Media Post on Ebrahim Raisi’s Death

09 June 2024 23:43

Hengaw: Sunday, June 9, 2024

Mahta Sadri, a media activist from Gilan, was arrested by security forces of Islamic Republic of Iran ten days ago and subsequently transferred to Lakan Prison in Rasht. Her current condition remains unknown.

According to a report received by the Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, on Friday, May 31, 2024, Mahta Sadri, the manager of the Gilan Sadr news site, was arrested by the Iranian Intelligence Department of Gilan Province and transferred to Lakan Prison in Rasht.

Sources indicate that Mahta Sadri's arrest was prompted by a story she posted on her Instagram page concerning President Ebrahim Raisi's death.

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