By: Jabbar Fazeli, MD
Two daughters of the Iranian opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi have been arrested after security forces raided their homes in the capital, Tehran.(1)
This comes as part of a wider security crack down in preparation for the presidential elections due in June of this year. The recent arrests spree included journalists and tighter control of the media.
A prominent conservative member of the parliament, Ali Motahari, has admitted that the recent arrests of journalists was related to the upcoming elections.
ILNA reports that the Mousavi daughters have been released after a few hours of questioning.(3,4)
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