Iran Students Say Hundreds Arrested in Crackdown

(Reuters) Iranian student leaders on Sunday said hundreds of students had been arrested following a wave of protests against Islamic clerical rule, and warned the crackdown could make them adopt more radical and violent methods. The student leaders, who came to parliament to protest the arrests, said that since Thursday, 87 students had been detained in Tehran, 250 in the northwestern city of Urumiyeh, 105 in the northeastern city of Sabzevar, and 30 in Hamadan in western Iran.

2003-06-23 00:00:00

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