Security forces recently arrested two students, Reza Rashidi and Mohammad-Ebrahim Karim-Baksh.
According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting the Iranian students’ union, on October 10, Reza Rashidi, a student at the University of Tehran, was arrested in Isfahan and transferred to Dastgerd prison.
Moreover, on October 9, Mohammad-Ebrahim Karim-Baksh, a student at Bu-Ali Sina University (Hamedan), was arrested at his house in Babol, Mazandaran Province.
The reason for these arrests and the charges are still unknown.
Since the outbreak of nationwide protests, thousands of people, including journalists, teachers, students and civil rights activists, have been arrested. For more details and statistics on the nationwide protest across Iran, read HRANA’s comprehensive report here.