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March 2017

Police crackdown targeting Nowruz celebrations

Police arrested two in Hamedan, west of Iran, for illegal singing in the streets and filed charges against them. They were accused of allegedly “breaking social norms,” according to the state-run Mizan news agency. The two were staying in…

Iran: Young men arrested for no reason

Two young men were arrested without a warrant in Bukan, northwest of Iran. Saeid Rashidzadeh, 27, and Amanj Ghorbani, 29, were unlawfully arrested on Thursday and transferred to an unknown location. No further information is available on…