Many people, including artists, writers, journalists, have supported the protests that have been going on for several months in Iran. Arbitrary arrests are also going on. Three women journalists were arrested in this series. According to the report of the country’s reformist Etimad newspaper about the Tehran Journalists’ Union, the three women journalists arrested in the last 48 hours are Melika Hashemi, Saideh Safiye and Mehernoush Zarei.
The newspaper reported that the three female journalists who were detained are being held in Evin Prison. Many people arrested for taking part in the protests are held in this prison. However, nothing was said about the reason for their detention. About 80 journalists have been detained in Iran in months of protests.