Activists say Iranian security forces have raided the homes of dozens of Baha’is in several cities across the country, confiscating their personal belongings.
The reason for the raids on November 22 was not immediately clear and authorities did not comment on reports of the action.
Simin Fahandej, a spokesperson for the Baha’i International Community, told the BBC that the homes of at least 20 Baha’is in the cities of Tehran, Karaj, Kerman, Isfahan, and Mashhad had been targeted.
The U.S.-based Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA) reported that the homes of 30 to 50 Baha’is had been searched.
Reports say security forces confiscated cellphones, laptops, and religious books.
There were no reports of arrests.
Activists have published the names of a dozen Baha’is whose houses were raided on November 22. Some of them had reportedly been imprisoned in the past.
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