Christian convert Abdolreza Ali Haq Nejad was arrested by security forces in Rasht.
According to reports, Abdolreza Ali Haq Nejad known as Mathew was arrested on Wednesday August 18 in Rasht.
This 39 year old Christian was arrested for the first time in 2006 for 12 days and was then arrested in 2010 for one month while in Shiraz. His case was referred to a court in his place of birth in the Anzali Port. He was reportedly arrested because of his evangelical activities in the church. (Human Rights Activists in Iran – Aug. 22, 2011)