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Ahwazi writer becomes prisoner of conscience

Yossef Azizi-Banitorouf, a prominent Iranian Ahwazi Arab journalist and writer was arrested today at 2pm, Tehran time.

The arrest by the Iranian security forces occurred immediately after he concluded a press conference in Iran with foreign media on the recent unrest and the Iranian Arab revolt (intifada) against the Iranian regime.

Sheerin Abadi, the Iranian Nobel Peace Prize winner was also present during the press conference.

Following his arrest, security forces raided his house and confiscated all his books, computers and his belongings.