Security forces arrested Mary Mohammadi on Sunday, January 12, 2020. There is still no information about her situation.
Mary Mohammadi, a recent convert to Christianity, has family who have been following up on this case. However, their efforts have yielded no results thus far.
She participated in the Tehran protests on Sunday, January 12, 2020.
Thousands of demonstrators, including families of the victims of the Ukrainian plane crash caused by the Revolutionary Guard’s missile attack, participated in 4 days of peaceful protest.
Gholamhossein Ismaili, a regime judiciary spokesman, said that 30 protesters had been arrested in connection with the demonstrations. In speaking with the media, Mr. Ismaili, a state official, failed to elaborate on the exact number of people arrested, nor for the cause of the detentions (State-run ISNA news agency – January 14, 2020).
However, he did comment on the arrests, saying, “We do not have definitions where there is activity against security.”
Fatemeh Mohammadi (Mary), a student at North Tehran Azad University, was banned from school on December 21, 2019. The Christian compatriot had previously been beaten by the guidance patrol in Tehran on July 9, 2019 and sentenced to 6 months in prison on charges of “Christian activity.”
Shora Fekri, a former student activist, was arrested in Amol on Wednesday, January 12, 2020, for attending a memorial service for the Ukrainian plane crash victims. Her whereabouts are still unknown since her arrest 4 days ago.
Ms. Fekri, who holds an MA in Economics from the University of Mazandaran, is a professional poet and mountain climber. She is also one of the few women working in a senior position in antiquities restoration and renovation projects in Mazandaran province.