Iran: Environmentalist still in detention after two months

Iran Environmentalist

Seven environmental activists arrested in late January are still kept in an undetermined state after two months. They have been denied the right to lawyers and family visits. Hooman Jokar, Amir Hossein Khaleghi, Sam Rajabi, Taher Ghadirian, Niloofar Biani, Sepideh Kashani, Morad Tahbaz and Kavous Seid Emami were detained in January. Two weeks after the arrest of these individuals, Mr. Emami’s family were told that he had died in prison.