Sepideh Farahan (Farahabadi), a civil rights activist, was found dead in her home under mysterious circumstances in the Iranian city of Karaj, Alborz province. Sepideh Farahan was a former political prisoner who was released 2 years ago after serving 1,5 years for participating in the nationwide protests in 2017-2018.
Sepideh Farahan had previously stated in an interview: "During my detention at the Ministry of Intelligence detention center, they would give me 9 pills every day for 10 days. Later, when I investigated, I realized that the pills were withdrawal medication and were specifically for those with severe addiction to morphine..."
The cause of her death remains unknown.
Sepideh Farhan (Farahabadi), one of the former political prisoner, arrested & sentenced to prison in connection with the Iran nationwide protests in 2017-2018, lost her life suspiciously &was buried on Jun 9.The cause of her death is still unknown.#WomanLifeFreedom #سپیده_فرهان pic.twitter.com/tateGkDVHK
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