Hundreds of Tehran University Students Protest on the Anniversary of the Dormitory Tragedy

HRANA – Despite exams and increased security measures intended to intimidate students, the “green students” of Tehran University were successful in organizing a protest that drew hundreds of students on Monday June 14, 2010.
According to the students, about 100 students began protesting in front of the main door for the university’s technical school and their numbers grew quickly. Filming by plain clothed agents prevented the on looking crowd (which had grown larger than the main crowd of protestors) from joining the protest. Instead that crowd began to march on university grounds.

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Two Students from Tabriz University Arrested

HRANA- In conjunction with increased security measures, including widespread arrests of political activists in Azabarbijan and increased pressure on student activists, Sadra Aghassi and Naem Ahmadi from Tabriz University, members of the university’s Islamic Student Association, were arrested on June 14, 2010.

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Masoud Kadkhodaee, Amir Kabir University Student, Arrested

HRANA – Masoud Kadkhodaee, a senior civil engineering student at Amir Kabir University, was arrested last week after a raid by security forces on his residence.

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71 Azad University Students Summoned by the Disciplinary Committee

HRANA – 71 students at Azad University’s Shahre Ray campus were summoned by the university’s Disciplinary Committee on Friday.

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20 Plain-Clothes Agents Raided the Office of Azad University’s Board of Trustees at Night

HRANA – In the early hours of Thursday, May 27th, more than twenty armed plain-clothes agents raided the office of the Board of Trustees, the office of the Founder, and the Office for the Center of Advanced Arts and Sciences at Azad University and illegally entered the premises.

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