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Iran: Amir Kabir gathering demands freedom of imprisoned students

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NCRI Women’s Committee, 12 March 2018-- Students of Tehran’s Amir Kabir University (aka Polytechnique) staged a protest against heavy sentences issued for arrested students, on Sunday, March 11, 2018.

The students chanted, “Free all political prisoners.”

The gathering was attacked by Bassij club wielders at the university.

Amir Kabir students protested against heavy sentences issued for Leila Hosseinzadeh, Sina Rabii, Mohsen Haghshenas, and the continued detention of Parisa Rafii.

Parisa Rafii, a student of photography at Tehran University’s School of Fine Arts, was arrested on February 25, 2018, and remains in detention after two weeks.

According to her relatives, Ms. Rafii has been arrested by the IRGC Intelligence and is confined in a solitary cell. She was informed of her charges on March 4, but has been kept in detention.

Pursuant to her family and lawyer’s inquiries, she was finally allowed to sign a power of attorney and contact her family.

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