Blogger Rojin Mohammadi Under Increasing Pressure in Evin
HRANA News Agency – Imprisoned blogger and medical student, Rojin Mohammadi, is under increasing pressure in Evin Prison. On November 23, 2011, Rojin Mohammadi was arrested after returning to Iran.
According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Iranian authorities have charged Rojin Mohammadi with the crimes of propaganda against the regime and inciting public opinion by the means of human rights activism. Sources have reported that Rojin Mohammadi has been transferred to Ward 2A in Evin Prison. This ward is under the control of Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution (IRGC).
Rojin Mohammadi was initially arrested on November 14, 2011 upon her arrival at Imam Khomeini Airport but and subsequently released after posting bail. Five days later, on November 19, 2011, security agents raided her father’s house in Kermanshah in order to arrest her again. However, since she was not home at the time of the raid, the police failed to take her into custody.
On November 21, 2011, Rojin Mohammadi was summoned by phone to Shahid Moghadasi Court in Evin Prison, and her personal belongings including a computer were confiscated. She was interrogated for 3 consecutive days and finally arrested again on November 23, 2011 and locked up behind bars in Evin Prison.
Translated by Laleh Gillani © 2011