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Netherlands-based filmmaker arrested in Tehran


Source: Radio Zamaneh

Samad Khatibi, an Iranian filmmaker and artist based in the Netherlands, has been arrested in Tehran. Nedaye Sabz Azadi's website reports that Khatibi was arrested at Imam Khomeini Airport 10 days ago.

Samad Khatibi

Khatibi's family has been told to refrain from informing the media about his arrest.

Today, Wednesday December 4, officials searched where he had been staying and confiscated some of his belongings.

Khatibi was a student of industrial design at Azad University and is a graduate of Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands.

The report indicates that Khatibi was active in the Hassan Rohani campaign in the recent Iranian election.

Pol (The Bridge) - پلی فی مابین هنر و صنعت ۱ - چنداَفزار
A short film by Samad Khatibi

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