Iranian Bitcoin Advocate Ziya Sadr Arrested by Iranian Security Forces

Nima Yazdanmehr, who said he is a friend of Sadr, told CoinDesk the arrest took place on the streets of Tehran on Sep. 19 and that Sadr has not been released. The arrest came amid widespread anti-government protests over the state killing Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old activist, though a reason has not been provided for his arrest.