Wednesday, September 21, 2005

The disappearance of a 19-year-old activist in Mahaabaad (Greater Kurdistan Province)

Iran Press News: Translation by Banafsheh Zand-Bonazzzi
Based on a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Organization, Bijan Baadozadeh, a native of the town of Mahabad (North-Western Iran - Greater Kurdistan Province) has disappeared since early September. Nineteen year old Baadozadeh who has been charged with "Political Activism" (!) is the son of Jahangir Baadozadeh, who is himself an activist and political prisoner.

Reportedly the regime's security agents due to various political activities were following Bijan prior to his disappearance.