Ms. Ronak Safarzadeh whi si one of the members of the One Million Signature Campaign demanding an end to discriminatory laws against women in the Iranian Law, was arrested seven days ago by the Intelligence Ministry Officials. Her mother Ms.
Ms. Safarzadeh was arrested on Tuesday October 9th 2007, in the city of Sanandaj close to her home by the Intelligence Ministry Officials. According to Ms. Safarzadeh’s mother Intelligence Ministry Officials entered their home on that day and confiscated her computer, books, writings and personal belongings.
According to her friends, the day before her arrest she had attended a celebration for children organized by a group called Houraz and had handed out pamphlets regarding the one million signature campaign.
After not receiving any news from her daughter for one week Ms. Ahmadi believes that her daughter has been kidnapped by the intelligence ministry she has also stated that the prosecution office has confirmed that there is a warrant for her arrest.
Ms. Ahmadi has further stated that the prosecution office has refused to accept and take any of the medication she had brought for her daughter.
Ronak Safazadeh is 21 years old, and in addition to being a member of the one million signature campaign demanding an end to discriminatory law against women in the Iranian law she is also a member of Azarmehr Women’s Organization.