Monday, December 31, 2018

Iranian Security Forces Clash With Students At Tehran’s Azad University

Reuters: Iranian security forces clash with students at bus crash protest

LONDON (Reuters) - Security forces clashed with students in Iran on Monday in the third day of protests over a deadly bus crash, online videos showed, adding to officials’ fears that rising public unrest could threaten national security.

President Hassan Rouhani has ordered an investigation into the accident at Tehran’s Azad University that killed 10 students last week. Students have protested over the aging transport fleet and lack of accountability from the authorities.

A video on Twitter showed students at a campus in Tehran chanting slogans and demanding the resignation of the chairman of the university’s board of trustees, Ali Akbar Velayati, an aide to supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

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More News On Iranian Security Forces Clashing With Students At Tehran’s Azad University

Iranian Students Clash With Protesters Over Campus Bus Crash -- RFE
WATCH: Casualties caused by bus collision spark protests at Iranian university -- Al Arabiya
Azad University students continue to protest over deaths of classmates -- NCRIran

1 comment:

Mike Feldhake said...

Funny, was it not the students who started the last revolution; where they allowed powerful mullah's to take power!?