Former political prisoners Asdollah Hadi and Mohammad Bannazadeh were arrested on February 18th and 19th, respectively, and transferred to an unknown location. No information is available on their whereabouts to this day.

They were both formerly jailed as political prisoners back in the 1980s and sentenced to 5 years behind bars in 2009 for alleged “measures threatening national security”, “disrupting public order” and “providing financial assistance and supporting the opposition.