Mir-Hossein Mousavi in the picture frame

Mousavi and his wife, as well as Mehdi Karoubi, another opposition figure, were put under house arrest after they urged their supporters to organize demonstrations in support of uprisings in the Arab world in February 2011. On 2 February 2013, homeland’s security forces arrested Mousavi’s two daughters, Zahra and Nargess Mousavi, in their home.