(5 November 2008) Massoud Samavatyan (47) has a Master’s degree in literature. He has two children and is serving a 5-year imprisonment in exile sentence in Khoramabad.
He was arrested in October 2006 along with hundreds of Ayatollah Kazemini Boroujerdi’s followers for attempting to stop his arrest. Samavatyan was kept in Evin Prison’s Section 209. After roughly 11 months in prison, he was temporarily released, but was taken back to prison during the week of 26 October 2008.