The capture of an Iranian opponent exiled in Paris, probably trapped by a young woman, is worthy of a spy novel. The Iranian Revolutionary Guards announced on Monday in Tehran the arrest by their intelligence service of Rouhollah Zam during a "Elaborate operation, professional (thanks) to clever techniques". Who is Mr. Zam? An opponent of the Islamic Republic, living in France for about ten years, where he directed Amadnews, a channel on the encrypted messaging platform Telegram.
The regime's elite unit accuses him of leading "A large-scale psychological operation intended to sow discord between the authorities of the system, spread the lie (…) and cause riots and unrest in the country". Questioned by Le Figaro, two Iranian sources living in France confirm that Mr. Zam "Incited violence"especially during the demonstrations that shook Iran in early 2018. "He was an offensive opponent and without
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