Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence arrested civilian Shafi Babakri in Oshnavieh, West Azerbaijan province, after summoning him by telephone on 6 July.

Babakri’s brother, Shwana Babakari, was also arrested by the intelligence ministry in Oshnavieh on 4 July.

The reason for the arrest of the two brothers and their whereabouts are unknown.

Babakri comes from the village of Kani Rash in Oshnavieh.