Zeidabadi contributed political commentary to Rooz Online, Etemad e Melli, and other reformist publications. The news Web site Bamdad Khabar reported that his wife was allowed to visit him briefly at Evin Prison in mid-November. He told his wife he was being kept in solitary confinement. She said he had been charged, but she could not disclose the details.
Zeidabadi is also a member of Advar Tahkim Vahdat, a politically active alumni organization that has been vocal in condemning recent government actions.