Student activist Hossein Parhizgar arrested

Daneshjoonews –  A few days ago Hossein Parhizgar, a student activist was arrested after being summoned to the intelligence office of the town of Babol.

According to Danshjoonews, security agents in the province of Mazandaran have intensified pressures on civil and student activists. Hossein Parhizgar, a liberal student who had been suspended from school, was recently arrested due to the approach of 13 Aban November 4th). The suspended student had taken part in post-election activities and was threatened and interrogated on several occasions after being summoned to the Intelligence offices. He was assaulted by Intelligence agents and subjected to threats and beatings so severe that after leaving their offices, he had to be taken to the hospital.

Parhizgar was a staff member of Mehdi Karroubi’s campaign in the Mazandaran province during the 10th Presidential election. He was incarcerated after the election and was held in solitary confinement for 12 days. He was threatened and subjected to severe beatings and torture by the town of Babol guards.

With the arrival of 13 Aban (November 4th), pressures on students in the universities have intensified. An unknown number of student activists at Amirkabir University have also been summoned to the Revolutionary Court.

It is evident that as 16 Azar (Dec 7th, Students Day), is approaching, security forces are making every effort to put a stop to any possibility of protests by students in commemoration of their day.


Hossein Parhizgar

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