2007 Karaj Rock Concert incident

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The 2007 Karaj Rock Concert incident refers to the crackdown of an Iranian rock concert in 2007 by police which led to the imprisonment of 230 Iranian musicians and fans. [1]

Rock groups in Iran are only allowed to perform with a licence from the Ministry of Culture, although this has not prevented numbers of underground formations sprouting up in recent years.[2]


  1. ^ Iran detains scores at satanic rock gig: media | U.S. | Reuters
  2. ^ Iran arrests 230 in raid on illegal rock concert - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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