Ashraf Nafarieh, a media activist living in Shahriar was arrested by security forces
Human Rights in Iran – On Wednesday, April 29th 2020, following the raid by security forces in Shahriar, Ashraf “Roghayeh” Nafarieh, a Twitter activist and citizen residing in Shahriar, was arrested and after the doposition of a bail was transferred to the women’s ward in Qarchak Prison of Varamin.
According to Human Rights in Iran, on Sunday, April 26th (2020),Ashraf “Roghayeh” Nafarieh, a Twitter activist and a student in mathematics field in K. N. Toosi University, living in Shahriar, Ali Shah Awaz region, was arrested by Security Police officers and was transferred to detention center. During the interrogation process she was found convicted and after providing a bail of 600 million Tomans she was taken to Qarchak Prison in Varamin.
According to a credible, close to this citizen it was said: ” Following the raid by Security Police officers to her father’s house in Kereshteh, a region in Shahriar, Ashraf Nafarieh was arrested and transferred to notorious Evin Prison and after the completion of interrogation process by Moghaddas Public Prosecutor’s Office, she was charged with releasing critical posts on her personal Twitter account. By turning her arrest warrant to a bail of 600 million Tomans, she was transferred to the women’s ward of Qarchak Prison in Varamin.
The suppression of media activists and the imposition of security charges against this group of citizens are among the cases violating Human Rights, and is in the line of the repression of Freedom of Speech in Iran, which there is an emphasis on it in International Instrument of Human Rights, in Article 19 of Universal Declaration of Human Rights, as well as Article 19 of International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, adopted on 16 December 1966.
Also the individuals’ right to a fair trial is one of the inalienable rights accentuated in Article 10 of Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
The individuals’ right to education and the right to continue their education up to any level are among the items emphsized in Article 26 of Universal Declaration of Human Rights.