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Iran: Crackdown on Student Activists

Expand University students cross a street during a snow storm in Tehran November 8, 2010.  © 2010 Reuters/Caren Firouz (Beirut) – Iranian authorities have increased their crackdown on student protesters with prison terms and restrictions on their peaceful activities, Human Rights Watch said today.  After authorities repressed the protests that broke out in December 2017 and January 2018, Intelligence Ministry authorities have arrested at least 150 students and courts have sentenced 17 to prison terms, according to a member of parliament. In January, another parliament member had tweeted that…

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