Iran arrests members of religious minorities in Rasht


The head of the Public Security Police of the Gilan State Security Forces Command Center said that 14 people were arrested on charges of being active in the diverted mystic sect of ‘Sho’our Keihani’ in Rasht.

“There were reports from people that ‘Sho’our Keihani’ classes were being held under the guise of sewing classes and the police looked into the issue”, Colonel Mehregan said…

“Police agents arrested 14 men and women who were in the class and discovered and confiscated a number of illegal books and software”, he added.

He said that further investigations were ongoing. (ISNA state-run News Agency – Aug. 20, 2011)




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