Bail money issued for 3 detained musicians in Tehran

Roozbeh Bahmani, Afshin Moghadam, Alireza AfkariCommittee of Human Rights Reporters – On January 13, 2013, bail was issued for detained musicians Roozbeh Bahmani, Afshin Moghadam, and Alireza Afkari. The 3 artists were imprisoned for creating music in collaboration with musicians living in the Unites States.

Informed sources disclosed to CHRR that on Tuesday January 8, 2013, per orders from the Ministry of Justice, agents from the Morality Police Force of the Islamic Republic arrested five musicians and later released two by the names of Moeen Rahbar and an individual who uses the pen name DJ Memsi.

A deputy of the Morality Police force said in an interview that these citizens were arrested and would be prosecuted due to collaboration with opposition satellite channels and the use of illegal equipment and instruments.

Bail money issued for 3 detained musicians in Tehran

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