03 mai 2018

Arabs in Iran report crackdown as regional tension simmers


The community is caught in a struggle between Iran's Shi'ite rulers and Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia. LONDON - Fifteen year-old Ma'edeh Shabaninejad was arrested two months ago at her aunt's house in the southern city of Ahvaz, where she was hiding after security forces raided her own home and confiscated her poems, her father said. Sahid Shabaninejad said his daughter had told her mother in weekly calls she is allowed from jail that she had been accused of inciting violence through her poetry [...]