Latin American Herald Tribune - Majority of Iranian Protest Detainees Were Young People, Students

LATIN AMERICAN HERALD TRIBUNE | on Thu, Jan 4, 1:00 AM

TEHRAN A majority of those arrested in Iran during recent anti-government protests were young people, mainly students, the Iranian education minister said on Wednesday.Mohammad Bathaei, who did not specify the detained students ages, explained that some were arrested only for passing through the streets where demonstrators clashed with security forces.There are still no exact statistics on how many of the detainees were students, but today we will follow up this issue with the interior minist...

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