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Tehran Arrests British-Iranian Citizen for Communicating with Foreign-Based News Channels 

Tehran Arrests British-Iranian Citizen for Communicating with Foreign-Based News Channels 

Wednesday, 23 November, 2022 - 17:00
Shops are closed downtown of the capital city of Tehran, Iran, 15 November 2022 (issued 16 November 2022). (EPA)

A British-Iranian citizen was arrested in Iran's Isfahan province on Wednesday for allegedly sharing information with foreign-based news channels, Iranian state media reported. 


"The Revolutionary Guards' Intelligence Organization arrested a British-Iranian citizen who communicated with the BBC and Iran International," the Islamic Republic of Iran's News Network said, before adding the person was born in Britain. 


Tehran accuses foreign-based Persian language channels of supporting a nationwide protest movement that has been ongoing for more than two months and was sparked by the death of 22-year-old Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini in police custody. 


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