Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s niece arrested
A video of Farid Moradkhani, the niece of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, is going viral on social media amid protests against the hijab in Iran. In which he has said that all foreign countries should end their relations with Tehran because people are being killed here. Women and children are being brutalised. Meanwhile, Farid Moradkhani’s brother Mahmoud Muradkhani wrote on Twitter that his sister Farid was arrested on Wednesday after going to the prosecutor’s office following the summons. In the video, Farid Moradkhani condemned the harassment.
rhetoric against Iran
A video of a statement by noted human rights activist Farid Moradkhani was posted on Friday by his brother Mahmoud Moradkhani, who lives in France. After this the users shared it a lot. His video message has become increasingly viral on social media. Notably, Farid compared Khamenei to Adolf Hitler of Nazi Germany and Benito Mussolini of Fascist Italy, as well as dictators such as Saddam Hussein of Iraq.
Farid Moradkhani is an engineer
According to media reports, Farid Moradkhani is an engineer who comes from the family of Ayatollah Khamenei. She has a record of opposing the leadership of the Iranian government and has been jailed in the country before. Farid was arrested by Iran’s Intelligence Ministry earlier this year and later released on bail. According to the information, he is in Tehran’s Evin Security Prison. It added that Muradkhani had previously faced a jail term of 15 years.
Farid’s father Ali Moradkhani Arangeh was a Shia cleric.
Farid Muradkhani had previously faced a jail term of 15 years. His father, Ali Moradkhani Arangeh, was a Shia cleric who married Khamenei’s sister and died in Tehran after recently being arrested for his stance against the Islamic Republic, according to his website.
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