Iran: Thousands of candidates disqualified ahead of elections

More than 7,000 applicants have been told they cannot run, including dozens of current members of parliament.

    Iran’s parliamentary elections are set to take place this Friday, but much of the attention has been on candidates who have been disqualified from standing.

    More than 7,000 applicants were told they cannot run, including dozens of current members of parliament.

    Al Jazeera's Assed Baig reports from Tehran.


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