Monday, October 4, Intelligence Ministry agents arrested Ms. Fatemeh Ziaii and Mr. Mahmoud Azimi in a raid on their residence and took them to an unknown location. Ms. Ziaii was a political prisoner in the 1980s. She was arrested again in 2007 and spent five years in prison.
She suffers from Muscular Sclerosis. Mr. Azimi is a well-known businessman. Their two daughters are members of the Iranian opposition, PMOI.