Iran Uprising - No. 208
Most arrests are carried out by plainclothes agents of IRGC and Khamenei office
According to reports from inside Iran, during the uprising in August, at least 1,000 young people and other protesters were arrested. According to the regime's interior minister, the uprising involved 27 cities and 13 provinces (IRNA news agency- August 21). In addition, many of those who were arrested during the January uprising and released on bail were again arrested and sentenced to long prison terms. In August, many young people, especially the PMOI supporters, were arrested in many other cities like Yazd, Behshahr, Birjand and Ganaveh.