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Photos: Students Protest at University of Tehran, Demand Freedom and Democracy


Photos by Mehdi Ghasemi, ISNA

تجمع جمعي از دانشجويان در دانشگاه تهران - Students at University of Tehran  held a gathering on Sunday to mark the Student Day and to protest policies of the government.  In particular the students were demanding the following:

  1. Freedom, security and democracy
  2. Release of the imprisoned students.
  3. Re-admittance of the suspended students.
  4. Reinstatement of the fired faculty
  5. Abolition of stoning and execution

About Student Day: On December 6, 1953 (16 Azar, 1332) three Marxist students of University of Tehran were killed by police during Pahlavi era. This day is recognized as the Student Day in Iran. It is celebrated both by religious and secular student movements.

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