Journalist Farshad Aswad Arrested On His Way Out Of The Country

Human rights activist, journalist and former Khordad newspaper writer, Farshad Aswad was arrested late last week as he was leaving the country for Malaysia.

According to Jaras sources Aswad had voiced concern about the possibility of being arrested the night before his scheduled departure from the country.

Farshad Aswad is a relative of Reza Khandan, the husband of incarcerated HR attorney Nasrin Sotoudeh.

Aswad was in the process of making a documentary about Sotoudeh and had voiced concern that this might cause his arrest.

According to Jaras sources, his family has had no news from him since his arrival at the airport.

Aswad was also imprisoned after the disputed presidential election of 2009.

Source: Jaras


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