Iran Haft Tapeh public relations officer arrested

Reza Rakhshan, the public relations officer of the Haft Tapeh Sugar Cane Company’s trade union has been arrested.

Reza RakhshanHe was arrested at 8:30am on Monday 4 January 2010. Reza Rakhshan was summoned to the office of the plant’s security squad and then arrested by security agents and taken to an undisclosed place.

Later that day, four security agents went to Mr Rakhshan’s home at noon. Despite protests by his wife about the need to see a search warrant, the agents took away his computer, satellite receiver and other personal items with them.

Source: The Free Trade Union of Iranian Workers
Translation: Iranian Workers’ Solidarity Network

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