Reza Khandan, Nasrin Sotoudeh’s husband, was arrested by the Ministry of Intelligence officials this morning.
According to the Campaign for the Defense of Political and Civil Prisoners, Reza Khandan, husband of Nasrin Sotoudeh, a detained lawyer and human rights activist who has been on hunger strike since August 25th, 2018, after been summoned and threatened by telephone, was arrested by the Ministry of Intelligence agents in front of his personal home, today September 4th, 2018.
A source told the Radio Farda, “Reza Khandan was arrested and transferred to the Ministry of Intelligence by visiting government officials at his home, if he does not return to his house by end of the administrative day, this would mean that his arrest warren was issued. “
Yesterday, Reza Khandan reported on his summoned and threatened by a telephone call, and wrote on his Facebook, “A person called my mobile phone today and said he is calling from the Ministry of Intelligence. He said I should go there tomorrow. “
“Since no one other than a judicial authority has the right to prosecute people in writing with the reasons and charges, I reminded them of the legal limits, unfortunately, in response to my protest, he said: “So you will be arrested.” “
Nasrin Sotoudeh, a human rights activist and lawyer, was arrested and transferred to Evin Prison on Wednesday, June 13th, 2018. she has been on hunger strike since August 25th, 2018. Nasrin Sotoudeh and Reza Khandan’s house was searched by Ministry of Intelligence agents.