Iran Unleashes Wave Of Arrests Of Dissidents, Analysts Say

04/11/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

CAIRO -- In recent weeks, Iranian security officials have unleashed a wave of arrests across the country in an effort to neutralize the political opposition, silence critical voices and head off widespread protests when the nation marks the anniversary of the revolution on Thursday, Iran analysts inside and outside the country said.

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