Friday, December 14, 2007

Amnesty International Issues Urgent Appeal

Amnesty International today issued an urgent appeal for action for students detained in Iran. Amnesty said between 20 and 30 students associated with the student group Students for Freedom and Equality (Daneshjouyan-e Azadi Khah va Barabar Talab) are being detained without charge mostly in Tehran but also in other cities.

The students were arrested following scores of demonstrations and mass sit-in’s to mark the National Student Day, 7 December (16 Azar).

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