A Coruña (EFE) service and when he was driving by car to the city of Persepolis.
“We were refueling at the gas station and suddenly the police got into the car. They arrested me, they put me in another car and there we went directly to an interrogation room”, Baneira told EFE, who told that the arrest took place on October 12, when he had been traveling “approximately” for a month That country.
Baneira was detained by the Iranian government on charges of participating in the protests over the death of the young Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini and after 138 days in prison she was released last Saturday. On Monday she finally arrived at her home, in A Coruña, on a flight from Geneva.
He assures that when he entered Iran, in September, there was “no kind of protest” and “nothing was seen coming.”
“My reason for entering Iran was basically to continue my backpacking trip,” remarked the young woman, who wanted to clarify that she is not an activist “in any way.”
She acknowledges that, in effect, she is linked to climate change and social issues, but that she finds it “disrespectful” to be called an activist, since there are activists “who are really doing a great job.”