Friday, 25 June 2010

APA: Azerbaijani journalist detained in Iran

Baku - APA. Disappeared Ibrahim Rashidi in Ardabil city of Iran on June 14, phoned his home and said that he had been arrested by intelligence agencies on June 17, Committee for the Defense of Azerbaijani Political Prisoners in Iran told APA.

Judge of Revolutionary court in Ardabil - Khandistani hears Rashidi’s case.

A month ago, officials of intelligence agencies went to the house of Rashidi’s father and confiscated his books and manuscripts.

Being arrested several times Azerbaijani journalist Ibrahim Rashidi was detained in Urmia jail.

Amnesty International spread information denouncing the arrest of Rashidi in May, 2006.

Editor responsible of “Ulduz” and “Bulud” journals, Ibrahim Rashidi is one of the builders of “Ustad Shahriyar” in Urmia.

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