Babak Jeydari, a middle age Tabriz demonstrator arrested in the recent Iran Uprising, launched a hunger strike by sewing his lips together six days ago, reports indicate. He is currently held in solitary confinement at Tabriz Central Prison, Northwest of Iran.
Azad Taghizadeh and Gholamali Mosavar, who were arrested during Kermanshah’s demonstrations, were transferred to Dizel Abad Prison without trial. In Ilam, the fate of Jawad Khaybar and Laleh Aghaei, who were arrested in this city, is still not known.
The clerical regime has increased the dimensions of blind arrests in many other cities. According to a preliminary report, the number of arrests in the first week of the uprising in more than 120 cities reaches 2,500.
Baghdad Post, January 5, 2018 - Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has sparked anger by using media proxies to crowd-source the identification and reporting to authorities of individuals photographed at anti-establishment protests, including indirectly through social media like Twitter.