Iran Arrests 20 Student Leaders Behind Sunday's Protest
On International Human Rights Day the Iranian regime arrested 20 student leaders who led campus protests on Sunday.
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The regime admitted that it is holding at least 20 students following Sunday’s protest at Tehran University where students smashed the gate and chanted against Ahmadinejad.
The AFP reported:
Iran is currently holding up to 24 students in jail, the judiciary said on Tuesday after a spate of university demonstrations in Tehran.
“Between 20 and 24 students are in jail. They have been arrested over recent months, notably for seeking to disturb the public order,” judiciary spokesman Ali Reza Jamshidi told reporters.
His comments came two days after hundreds of people demonstrated at Tehran University in a major protest calling for the release of detained students and criticising President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
“A total of five people were arrested during the latest demonstrations. One student and four non-students were arrested and are accused of disturbing the public order,” said Jamshidi.
On Sunday hundreds of Iranian students held a new protest at Tehran University smashing the main gate and denouncing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.