Arrest of Two Baloch Individuals in Kerman Following the Death of the Iranian President

16 June 2024 15:24

Hengaw; Sunday, June 16, 2024

Two Baloch bloggers, Mohammad Pirayesh and Saeed Baloch, have been arrested by the security forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Kerman Province and transferred to an undisclosed location.

According to a report received by the Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, on June 12, 2024, the two Baloch bloggers, identified as Mohammad Pirayesh, a 19-year-old with a physical disability, and Saeed Baloch, a social activist, were arrested by security forces in Rameshk, Qaleh Ganj County, Kerman Province. The arrests were made without any judicial warrant, and the individuals have since been transferred to an undisclosed location.

The Haalvash news agency reports that these arrests are linked to the publication of content on social media regarding the death of Ebrahim Raisi. Additionally, the timing of Mohammad Pirayesh's wedding ceremony, which coincided with Raisi's death, is also cited as a factor.

As of the release date of this report, no precise information is available about the whereabouts or current status of these two Baloch individuals.

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