Iran: Another Telegram Channel Admin Arrested for Criticism


ICBHR– Islamic security agents arrested Telegram channel administrator in Iran for alleged criticism.

Agents arrested Hadi Mehrani on Saturday, April 11, 2020, over critical content and took him into an unknown location.

No more information reported yet.

Previously, Khomeinist-run media accused the so-called reformist [closed to Hashemi Rafsanjani, the godfather of reformist clan] detainee of alleged offensive content and blasphemy.

Islamic agents in Paveh, west of Iran arrested Telegram Channel administrator over Coronavirus content on Saturday, April 4, 2020.

The administrator Saeed Ahmadi was arrested by the Islamic security agents for alleged releasing content about Coronavirus pandemic in the country, ICBHR was informed.

Further, the Islamic Criminal Court in Shahroud, northeast of Iran sentenced four Telegram Channel administrators to a prison term and fine.

The court issued verdict against Mehdi Ameri, Mostafa Sharif, Reza Zolfaghari, and Mohammad Hussein Nademi for alleged criticism over water scarcity in the country.

The convicted administrators were reportedly sentenced to 19 months in prison and fine at Branch 104 of the criminal court because of alleged complaints by the governor.

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