Imprisoned Brothers’ Story Reflects Growth of Violent Repression Throughout Iran

Navid, Vahid, and Habib Afkari Sangari were detained for their participation in nationwide protests in August 2018

It was recently reported that an Iranian regime’s court had rejected appeals for three brothers who were subjected to a laundry list of accusations as a result of their participation in protests in the cities of Kazerun and Shiraz during August 2018. Major protests erupted across Iran in the last days of 2017 and the first few weeks of 2018. The harsh…