More than 90 Iranian university students 'detained' by regime

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Reports of over 1,000 people being arrested by authorities comes as Emily Thornberry defends Jeremy Corbyn’s silence on issue

Ninety university students are among the more than 1,000 people arrested in Iran’s unrest, an Iranian MP has said.

Mahmoud Sadeghi, who represents an electoral district in Tehran, was quoted by the Iranian labour news agency as saying: “It seems that the total number of detainees is around 90. Ten students from universities in Tehran and some other cities are in an uncertain position and … it is still unknown which body has detained them.”

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