Women rights activists arrested in Iran

According to Mikrofonnews Agency (MHA), several people were arrested in the southeastern province of Iranshehr during a peaceful demonstration in front of the governorate.

The demonstrators were protesting after some reports revealed that tens of women in Sistan and Baluchistan province were raped by a criminal gang.

The reports were revealed by Iranshehr’s Friday Prayers Imam for the first time. The identity of those arrested is not released so far. The reports triggered anger among human rights activists.