Committee of Human Rights Reporters – Agents from the Ministry of Intelligence have detained journalist Milad Fadai Asl tonight, January 26, 2013.

According to news obtained by CHRR, Milad Fadai Asl had just left his office and was talking on his mobile phone when suddenly he was accosted by agents from the Ministry of Intelligence and transferred to an unknown location.

In the past few months, his wife Saba Sherdost has been summoned to the Islamic Republic office of investigations several times. Previously on December 2, 2009, at the time of the mass protests against the disputed presidential elections, Milad Fadi Asl was arrested at his home. Branch 28 of the Revolutionary Court handed a one-year prison term on the charge of “propaganda against the regime.” Fadai Asl was released after serving his one-year sentence behind bars.