Security forces arrested a citizen for publishing a video and claiming to be the Imam Zaman. The news does not mention the identity of this cleric.
According to the Campaign for the Defense of Political and Civil Prisoners, on Sunday, April 24th, 2022, a citizen was arrested by security agents after a video was posted online and he declared that he is the twelfth Imam of the Shiites.
According to the report, in a video posted on cyberspace, a person dressed as a cleric posted a video of himself announcing that he is the twelfth Imam of the Shiites.
The suppression of freedom of expression and opinion violates Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Article 19 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, adopted on December 16, 1966, which emphasizes the right of individuals to freely express their political and ideological views and opinions.