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Iran: Spouse and daughter slain political prisoner arrested

NCRI – The agents of Iranian regime’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS) have arrested spouse and daughter of slain political prisoner Mansour Radpour and transferred them to MOIS branch in Karaj on February 26.

Political prisoner Mansour Radpour, an activist of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK), 44, father of two, was slain on May 21 in Gohardasht prison, after enduring five years detention in the mullahs’ dungeons and standing up against all sorts of tortures and pressures in order to make forced confessions.


A few months after travelling to Ashraf, Mansour Radpour was arrested on May 17, 2007 for filming a workers’ protest in Iran. He was put under pressure and torture. He was sentenced to three years imprisonment for propaganda against the regime and supporting the PMOI, which subsequently was increased to 8 years imprisonment after making further bogus charges against him.

Mrs. Radpour had already been arrested in 2007 two weeks after her husband’s death. The henchmen threatened her with physical and psychological torture to stay silent over killing of her husband by mullahs’ henchmen in prison.

Over the past month, a large number of members families PMOI supporters and Camp Liberty residents have been arrested by MOIS including Mrs. Akram Sanjari and her 15 year old son, Milad Misagh nejad, Mrs. Dina Karami and her 16 year old son, Hanif, Hassan Sadeghi, his wife Fatemeh Mossana and her 17 year old son, Nima, Asef Rezaian, 19, son of Teymour Rezaian, a political prisoner of the 80’s.

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran
March 3, 2012