Kianoush SANJARI, a student activist and blogger was re-arresed on Oct. 7th while preparing reports on protests in support of Ayatollah Broujerdi. He is currently being held in ward 209 of the Notorious Evin prsion and is tortured and interoggated several times a day. Bellow you can find the Amnesty International Urgent Action in support of Mr. Sanjari. Please help by putting pressure on various human rights organizations and international bodies to pressure the IRI and help free Mr. Sanjari.
Iran: Fear for safety/ Fear of torture and ill-treatment, Kianoosh Sanjari (m)
PUBLIC AI Index: MDE 13/121/2006 23 October 2006UA 284/06 Fear for safety/ Fear of torture and ill-treatment IRAN Kianoosh Sanjari (m), aged 24, student activist and bloggerStudent activist and blogger Kianoosh Sanjari was arrested on 7 October whilst reporting on clashes between security forces and supporters of Shi'a cleric Ayatollah Sayed Hossein Kazemeyni Boroujerdi. Kianoosh Sanjari is being held incommunicado at an unknown location and Amnesty International fears that he may be at risk of torture or ill-treatment.Kianoosh Sanjari, a member of a group known as the United Students Front, had allegedly gone to the home of Ayatollah Boroujerdi in the capital, Tehran, to prepare a report on the clashes that were taking place there. He was reportedly arrested along with scores of Ayatollah Boroujerdi’s supporters and transferred to an unknown location. Kianoosh Sanjari has been arrested several times in the past. When he was only 17 years old in July 1999 he was arrested during student-led demonstrations against the closure of the newspaper Salam (Peace). He was subsequently held in solitary confinement for many months. Prior to his recent arrest, he lived in Tehran and was reportedly closely monitored by the authorities.