Students at Tehran's Shahid Beheshti University Protest Ahmadinejad's Visit
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad made an unannounced visit to Shahid Beheshti University in
Tehran on Monday May 10. This was welcomed by protests from students of this
Students were chanting:
"O Hossein, Mir Hossein" (declaring their
support for the opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi
"Student would rather die than give in to disgrace"
"Brave students, support! Support!" and
"Where is your 63%?" (referring to the
widely disputed outcome of the
presidential election in which Ahmadinejad claims to have received 63% of
This protest happened under heavy security presence and despite the
fact that the students who have participated in such gatherings in the past have
faced disciplinary measures and some have even been arrested and imprisoned.