NewsSpecial WireCrackdown near Iran capital – photos 2

Crackdown near Iran capital – photos 2

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Iran Focus: Tehran, Sep. 14 – Iranian authorities have stepped up arrests of young people in the city of Karaj, west of the capital Tehran, as part of a nationwide “plan to eradicate corruption”. Iran Focus

Tehran, Iran, Sep. 14 – Authorities have stepped up arrests of young people in the city of Karaj, west of the Iranian capital Tehran, as part of a nationwide “plan to eradicate corruption”.

Dissidents charge that Tehran’s clerical rulers are fiercely cracking down on youths disenchanted with the government’s repressive policies rather than on “trouble-makers”.

The following photos of the crackdown were published earlier this week by state media:

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