UPDATE: (3 November 2008) Mohsen Hosseinzadeh was released from prison in July 2008 after completing his prison sentence.
Mohsen Hosseinzadeh is an activist on behalf of the Azerbaijan National Movement, which promotes the cultural and linguistic rights of the Azeri ethnic minority. Security forces temporarily detained Hosseinzadeh on September 23, 2006, during a peaceful protest demanding the right to teach Azeri language in primary schools.
A court sentenced him to six months imprisonment for his peaceful protest. Authorities arrested him in late November 2007. He is currently held in Maku prison.