Sahra Rezaei, a pupil who was learning journalism at Allameh Tabataba’i College within the nation’s capital metropolis, Tehran, vanished throughout pupil protests on October 26.
Talking to The PIE, Faryad Kargar, who runs a weblog documenting all those that have been allegedly taken, arrested or gone lacking within the present unrest, relayed a message from a pal of Sahra’s.
“Sahra was on educational go away this semester – throughout a name from the school, she was advised to go to the college to get her passport. Sahra went to college and from there she had her final cellphone name along with her household [before she went missing],” the message stated.
“At 12 o’clock within the afternoon, her cellphone was turned off, and at round 1:30 within the morning, a silent name was made to her brother with Sahra’s cellphone – a name that worries his household essentially the most,” it continued.
The household additionally stated that Sahra has coronary heart illness, and wishes her medicine – due to this fact additionally being away this lengthy means her life is in peril.
One Afghan newspaper has stated that she is “in all probability within the custody of Iran’s safety companies”.
Though studies have different throughout the media, growing numbers of individuals have joined protests because the dying of Mahsa Amini, 22, who was killed by Iran’s so-called morality police for not accurately carrying a hijab.
The household has additionally claimed that the day Sahra went lacking, a authorities spokesperson gave a speech on the college – and that the college is not going to test cameras from the day, in addition to “threatening the household”.
“I need to say that the college authorities don’t even permit household and mates of Sahra to enter the college to inquire,” the pal relayed.
An activist who needs to stay nameless additionally spoke to The PIE, saying that Sahra shouldn’t be the one Afghan nationwide to go lacking in Iran on account of the protests.
“Greater than 500 individuals have been killed in Iran in these two months, 70 of whom have been kids below the age of 18, and 5 Afghan immigrants have been amongst them,” they stated.
The protests in Iran are persevering with, each in Iran and overseas – worldwide college students in Calgary took to the streets on November 18 to protest the regime’s atrocities in direction of “ladies, teenagers and youngsters” particularly.
Gamers of the Iranian soccer group who’re representing the nation on the FIFA world cup in Qatar additionally fell silent in protest throughout their nationwide anthem earlier than their match towards England on November 21.