Iran: Bahai woman arrested

Sorur Forughi Mahdiabadi, a member of the Bahai community from Yazd, central Iran, was arrested and transferred to Tehran’s Evin Prison on Tuesday.

She had gone to Tehran to attend her son’s wedding.

“Security agents entered the building through the neighbor’s house and detained Mrs. Mahdiabadi,” according to a source close to the Bahai woman.

“She’s suffering from cancer at the age of 69 and has been in dire physical conditions due to blood pressure and other health problems in the past days,” the source added.

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