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Iran: Mark National Student Day by freeing prisoners of conscience

Headline Title:  Iran: Mark National Student Day by freeing prisoners of conscience 06 December 2012 Dozens of student activists kept behind bars in Iran, some since 2009, must be freed immediately and unconditionally, Amnesty International urged on Thursday, as thousands prepared to mark National Student Day at universities across the country. The annual event commemorates the deaths of three students at the hands of the security forces in Tehran during a demonstration on 7 December 1953. Since the disputed presidential election in June 2009, the Iranian authorities have repressed…

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