Student activist arrested

Activist Mahdi Hamidi Shafigh, who lives in the Azerbaijan Province, was arrested yesterday in Tabriz. Shafigh was summoned by the local Intelligence Ministry, where he was arrested and transferred to the main prison in Tabriz to serve a 21-month sentence. Last September, Hamidi Shafigh was arrested along with 28 other activists in the Kom Tapeh neighborhood and released after five months. He was released temporarily. Shafigh was charged with conspiring against national security.

Source: Iran Daily Brief

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