Iran: Teacher’s Union Leader Mohammad Habibi Released on Bail

Mohammad Habibi

Mohammad Habibi a member of the board of directors of the Teacher’s Trade Association of Tehran who had been battered and violently detained on March 3, was released on bail today.
The Teachers’ rights activist was arrested in front of the school where he teaches. Authorities used electric shockers and pepper spray when arresting him before the eyes of his students. The severely brutal behavior of the forces, during the arrest of this teacher, caused neighbors to call the police.
Habibi was beaten up again when the security agents dragged him to ransack his home. He was taken to Tehran’s Evin Prison where he endured 44 days behind bars.