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Tehran Regime Targets Women in War on Sufis and Other Dissidents

11:01 AM, Mar 12, 2014 • By STEPHEN SCHWARTZ
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Anti-riot police and plainclothes agents attacked the Sunday demonstrators with pepper gas, beat men and women with batons, and conducted more arrests, putting at least 500 Sufis behind bars over the weekend. Twenty family members, including three children, were taken to Evin prison. They declared a hunger strike, in emulation of previously-arrested Gonabadi Sufis, who have refused food.

Thus we see the authentic and oppressive nature of the Islamic Republic behind the diplomatic performance conducted by the Iranian government and the smiling Hassan Rouhani.

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