IAIS-The Arrests of Leaders of the Independent Youth and Student Movement of Iran

Alliance of Iranian Students

In the commemoration of the third anniversary of the tragic attacks on the Student Dormitory in Tehran in which took place last Tuesday in front of Tehran University and bordering streets, a number of youth and student activists were arrested upon being torture and beaten.

Mr. Heshmattolah Tabarzadi, leader of the Iran Democratic Front, Mohammad Masoud Salamati, Pirooz Saffari and other member of the Iran Democratic Front, alongside Kianoosh Sanjari, speaker of the National Union of Iranian Students and Graduates, and supporters of this front, and others such as Babak Adel, Mohammad Shahmoradi, Koroush Vafadar and Mansour Sabet have all been arrested. Approximately 200 freedom fighters that participated in this commemoration have been arrested and subjected to torture upon the regime’s orders.

National Union of Iranian Students and Graduates