Following the arrest of journalist and human rights activist Narges Mohammadi, other human rights activists inside Iran and abroad have raised their voices in protest.
Reporters without Borders issued a statement on 5 May saying, “Reporters without Borders firmly condemns the arrest of Narges Mohammadi.”
Amnesty International issued an Urgent Report statement on 7 May stating, “RELEASE JAILEDIRANIAN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER
Iranian human rights defender Narges Mohammadi was arrestedon 5 May. She is on trial for charges stemming from her human rights activities. She is a prisoner of conscience.”
Furthermore, families of political prisoners and prisoners of conscience, and those of martyrs once again issued a call for gatherings on 9 May to protest the status of political prisoners and also the arrest of Narges Mohammadi. They had called for the rallies to be held outside Evin Prison