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Swedish tourist arrested in Iran

Swedish tourist arrested in Iran

The Swedish Foreign Ministry released an email on Friday stating a Swedish tourist was arrested as he was about to leave Iran after he was traveling with other Swedes. The exact date and the reason for his arrest were not released. A newspaper linked the arrest with the trial in Sweden of an Iranian accused of genocide. Iran also is planning to execute an Iranian-Swedish researcher imprisoned since 2016. This event took place on 05/07/2022 at the following location: Tehran, Iran.

Incident Type: Political Conflict

Event Type: Statement

Total Fatalities: 0

Total Wounded: 0

Police/Military Fatalities: 0

Police/Military Wounded: 0

Civilian Fatalities: 0

Civilian Wounded: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Fatalities: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Wounded: 0

Number Arrested: 1

Source: Arab News

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