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October 2, 2017

Week in Brief : Clampdown

Iran fiercely crackdown on mass Kurdish pro-independence rallies Iranian security forces have detained dozens of Kurds following widespread public rallies across cities and towns of Iran’s Kurdish region, which cheered an independence referendum held by neighbouring Iraqi Kurdistan on 25 September. Iran’s Kurds poured into the streets on the eve of 25 September chanting slogans in support of the Iraqi Kurdish independence vote. Iranian intelligence agents and...

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