Mohammad Nourizad, an Iranian filmmaker and activist, was arrested on the morning of Saturday November 23 in front of his home, according to reports from Iran.


Nourizad was on his way to the Dena Tyre store, where families of political prisoners and other activists gather each Monday to demand the release of prisoners.

The report indicates another eight people were also arrested prior to the gathering, including Davood Nemati and Zartosht Ahmadi.
The activists also gather on Saturdays in front of Evin Prison. This Saturday, a group of the protesters was also arrested in front of Evin Prison.

Nourizad had reported about the arrest of the protesters on Saturday on his Facebook page.