Iranian authorities have arrested 300 men and women for participating in a mixed-gender party in the northeastern city of Shahrud.

The deputy police commander of Semnan province, Ali Mirahmadi, said that security forces raided a party venue on the outskirts of the city on November 14 and found that the participants engaged in “rule-breaking behavior.”

Mirahmadi also stated that the venue had been sealed due to “rules violation.”

Islamic Republic laws forbid men and women who are not related from mingling together, it is also prohibited to dance with the opposite gender.

Source » iranwire