Iranian security forces have arrested nine people from Germany, Poland, Italy, France, the Netherlands, Sweden and other countries for their role in the protests against the death of a young woman in police custody, the intelligence ministry said on Friday.
The nine unidentified persons were detained “during the riots or while plotting in the background,” the ministry said in a statement carried by Iranian media.
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