Bahareh Hedayat has been arrested
Thursday 17 July 2008, by
Feminist School :Bahareh Hedayat the secretary of the women’s commission of Tahkime Vahdat student organization has been arrested.
Sunday 13th of July 2008 Bahareh Hedayat and Mohammad Hashemi members of the central ruling body were arrested by intelligence service.Bahareh was taken from her home to the notorious Evin prison.
The alleged charges by the revolutionary court on Monday 14th of July against both are actions against national security . According to Bahreh’s phone call to her family ,she is being held in 209 section of Evin prison .
she has been arrested twice before, the first was on women’s peacefully gathering on 12 of june 2006 where she was detained with other members of the women’s movement for several days which made bail and Bahareh received a suspended sentence of two years .Bahareh’s solicitor Nasreen Sotoudeh was not allowed to enter the court to defend her client. Bahreh Hedayat with few other Campaign activists with a mandate from Shirin Ebadi complained about the security forces to the court however the case was overturned.
The second time on July 9th 2007 with five other members of the central council for several days which made bail .