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Iran: Expelled, Suspended Students Protest For Right To Teturn To University

Source: Radio Zamaneh

A group of Allameh Tabtabai University students who have been suspended or expelled from the university on mostly political grounds held a protest on Saturday in front of the new university supervisor.

"Punishing Stars: Systematic Discrimination and Exclusion in Iranian Higher Education."

Tasnim website reports that the 70 protesters gathered on Saturday September 14 in front of the university offices, holding banners and calling for the opportunity to continue with their studies.

Allameh Tabatabai University

During the eight years that Sadreddin Shariati was head of Allameh Tabatabai University, many students were disciplined and expelled for their political activities. Shariati recently was removed from his post by the Rohani administration, and Hossein Salimi has been appointed as the interim supervisor of the university.


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