Mohammad Hossein Nakhai: Prisoner of the day

85-year-old Bahai from Birjand

HRANA: On May 13, 2012, Security forces in the village of Khoosf near Birjand in Southern Khorasan Province went to the home of Mohammad Hossein Nakhai, 85 .

The forces who did not have a warrant, entered Nakhai's home, searched the premises, and confiscated a large number of Bahai religious books and his personal items, such as family photo albums and telephone books, with them.

Mohammad Hossein Nakhai was summoned to appear for interrogations at Birjand Intelligence Office the next day and when he did, he was arrested. Since then no information has been available on Mohammad Hossein Nakhai's charges and the status of his judicial case, though it is known that he is currently inside the Birjand Prison. According to Mohammad Hossein Nakhai's family, no lawyers in Birjand were willing to accept his defense, due to the harassment lawyers receive when they represent Bahai clients.

Mohammad Hossein Nakhai's wife who is 88 years old suffers from Alzheimer's disease and prior to his arrest, Nakhai was her sole caregiver.


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Imprisoning an 85 year for his beliefs, unbelievable!

by Reality-Bites on

And who is going to look after Nikhai's 88 year old wife who is suffering from Alzhiemer's disease?

Can you imagine how scared and lonely an old woman whose mental state is already confused enough, due to this horrible disease, must be feeling?

What is wrong with these people, these so called IR authorities? What is it that makes them so cruel and inhumane? I just can't fathom their mindset.

maziar 58


by maziar 58 on

As Fred said

for the sake of mohammad and a place for them call home

IRR must let go of holding POWER over Iranians of any creed.



85-year old man, what a shame !

by Rea on

Yet, staunched IRI supporters love repeating: religious tolerance, equality for all, etc, etc.

Mona 19

شرم بر شما

Mona 19

آخه به یک پیرمرد ۸۵ ساله چکار دارید؟!

"غنی حق ضعیفان را به غارت می برد
اما نمی داند جهان یک خالق جبار هم دارد
بترس از آتش قهر خدا کز بهر ما ایزد
اگر دارد بهشت و آب کوثر نار هم دارد"



by Roozbeh_Gilani on

On corrupt, thieving, murdering Islamist regime, for jailing this 85 year old Bahaii compatriot of ours for no other reason than his religion 

"Personal business must yield to collective interest."


چند کشی پیر و جوان شیخ شوم



درود بر همه زندانیان سیاسی 

چرا ایرانیان از آخوند ها متنفر شده اند


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Regime change for Mohammad's sake

by Fred on

To end the systematic gross violation of human rights and crimes against humanity in Iran by the Messianic Islamist Rapists, the sane world has to help the enslaved Iranian people to overthrow the regime of Islamist, “reformers” and all.

Backbreaking airtight sanctions plus air/naval quarantine along with logistical help to the Iranian people is a must.