Payvand.com - Iranian students turned the Student Day (Azar 16 -- December 7) into another show of force by the opposition which continues its protests following the June disputed presidential elections. The university students held nationwide protests across Iran chanting slogans against the regime and for the opposition leaders. Even with all the threats and security clampdowns, including many arrests leading to Monday, the students came out stronger than ever, and the protests spilled into the streets with others joining the students.
Tehran University surrounded by security forces
The photos presented here is only a sample of the many photos posted on the internet about today's protests. The source for most of the photos is Amirkabir News.
students protesting at Sharif University in Tehran
The Morning of Monday 7th December in Tehran - Last night the weather turned very dark and cold and it was raining for many hours. We had to turn the heating up as we were all feeling the cold. I was wondering what tomorrow will be like. This morning my heart lit up as I opened the curtains and saw the sun shining and it was a new beginning. -A Citizen Journalist
Videos: Iran Students Stage Nationwide Protests - Thousands of students held nationwide protests across Iran on Monday to mark the Student Day. This year the protests were a show of force against the regime and a president they see as illegitimate. The protesters were chanting slogans against the regime and for the opposition leaders. Even with all the threats and security clampdowns, including many arrests leading to December 7, the students came out stronger than ever
Iran's Supreme Leader Blames West for Student Protests - Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei blasted the United States and other Western countries for stirring up trouble inside Iran, a day before students are expected to hold peaceful demonstrations on university campuses across Iran.
Iran Student Day: Origins and Legacy - The history of Iranian student political protests began in 1941 with the abdication of Reza Shah and occupation of Iran by the allied forces. At this time, Tehran University became the main base for the student campaign against authoritarianism and foreign interference. -The Mossadegh Project
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