Iran: A woman civil activist arrested in Tehran

Another one of the arrested women has been identified.

Civil activist Sepideh Farahan (Farahabadi) was arrested on Tuesday, January 2, 2018, in Tehran’s Enghelab Square by security forces and transferred to an unknown location.

The arrests of at least 30 women have been documented so far. Based on reliable sources of the National Council of Resistance, at least 3000 people have been arrested in the course of the uprising, 35% of whom are university students and 90 per cent are youths under 25 years of age.