At least 8,000 people have been detained during Iran protests

The massive and widespread arrests of young people in different Iranian cities continue since the people took to the streets on December 28.

According to reports from inside Iran and from within the regime, the number of detainees has mounted to at least 8,000 by the end of the second week of the Iranian people’s uprising.

In recent days, several of these prisoners were martyred under the regime’s medieval tortures.

Despite the regime’s attempts to keep hidden the number of arrests, it admitted to parts of it due to the high rise in numbers.

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