Archive for November 2015

Largest Wave of Arrests by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Since 2009 

Judiciary Denies Knowledge of 170 Recent Arrests
November 19, 2015—The recently announced arrests of 170 people in Qazvin Province, a number of others in Gilan Province, and five journalists in Tehran, all by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Intelligence Organization, amounts to the largest crackdown since the violent state suppression of the protests that followed the disputed 2009 presidential election in Iran.

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