Dozens of young women and men were arrested in roundups in the cities of Qom and Abadan within two days for participating in private parties.
45 men and women were arrested in the security forces’ raid in Qom, and 36 young men and women were arrested in Abadan. A number of the detainees are still in custody. No information was available on their identities. (The state-run ROKNA news agency – May 1, 2017)