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The University of Tehran is working to track and secure the release of its students who were arrested for taking part in recent anti-government protests in Iran, according to the semiofficial Iranian Students’ News Agency.

“A committee has been established to follow up on and track Tehran University’s detained students’ situation Our aim is to work with relevant authorities and facilitate the quickest release and return of those students to their studies and family embrace,” Majid Sarsanghi, the University of Tehran’s deputy chancellor for cultural affairs, is quoted by the news agency.