Lisa Tebyanian was arrested on March 15, 2017, by security forces of the Province of Alborz, central Iran.
The security forces also inspected the residence of this Baha’ii woman in Karaj and confiscated her personal belongings. There is no information available on her place of detention.
In another development in Tehran, another young Baha’ii woman, Afrouz Zabihi, was deprived of continuing her higher education.
Ms. Zabihi was a third-year student of Civil Engineering (construction) at Tehran’s Beheshti University and had already passed 90 units. She was a talented student winning various awards. Nevertheless, she was deprived of continuing her education because of her faith.