Iran lawmaker says some 3,700 arrested amid protests, unrest

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Washington Post—Iranian security forces arrested some 3,700 people during widespread protests and unrest over the past two weeks, a lawmaker said Tuesday, offering a far higher number than authorities previously released.

Iran lawmaker says 3,700 arrested in days of protest, unrest. An Iranian reformist lawmaker suggested that a far higher number of people had been arrested in protests than the authorities had released.