June 1, 2020
Civil society activist
Retired teacher and Teachers’ Union Activist
Nahid Fathalian is a retired teacher and an activist for the Teachers’ Union of Tehran. On April 14, 2020, she was arrested by plainclothes security agents and transferred to an unknown location. According to a report from the Teachers’ Union of Tehran Telegram channel, Fathalian’s arrest took place outside her home. The reasons for her arrest and where she is currently being held are unknown.