Iranian Regime Raids Campus– Arrests Student Protesters
The regime in Iran broke up another student protest today at Tehran University.
Iranian university students protested outside of Allameh University after Ahmadinejad’s trip to the US. They carried signs reading, “Wish we were Columbia University students.”
The regime in Iran busted up a protest at Tehran University today.
Several students were arrested during the sweep.
The official Iranian Republic News Agency reported:
Iran’s Intelligence Ministry said here Saturday evening it has arrested a number of agitators at Tehran University.
According to a report released by Intelligence Ministry Public Relations Office, a number of agitators with fake identification cards who had entered Tehran university campus to hold an illegal gathering in front of Technical College were recognized and later arrested by the officers from Tehran province branch of Intelligence Ministry.
According to the report, the arrested had been called from different cities by the enemies of the Islamic regime and certain political groups to hold an illegal gathering and create conflict and disturbance in the cultural and academic place of the university.
The report continued, “The agitators had already provided arrows and bows, pieces of stones and strong sound grenades.”
The officers also confiscated a large number of insulting publications, booklets containing insults to the sanctities as well as alcoholic beverages.”
In October three Iranian university students Majid Tavakkoli, Ehsan Mansouri and Ahmad Ghassaban have been sentenced to three years, two years, and two and a half years in prison, respectively. There is no evidence in this case other than confessions extracted from the student under torture at the infamous Ward 209 in Evin Prison.