Iran Tabriz, Sahand University Students Protest دانشگاه سهند





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Iran Tabriz, Sahand University دانشگاه صنعتي سهند Students Protest
Sahand University of Technology (دانشگاه صنعتي سهند) is a research institution and university of engineering and science in Iran (Persia), offering both undergraduate and postgraduate studies. Located in the Northwest of Iran, 20 km southwest of Tabriz, SUT provides a cultural and recreational environment suited to the work of a major research institution.

The school was first established in 1989. It is named after the nearby mountain of Sahand.

The university offers 11 bachelors degrees, 23 Masters degrees, and 5 Ph.D degrees in 7 Colleges

Iran: 5th day of hunger strike and protests at Sahand Universit

Monday, 28 April 2008
NCRI- Students have gone on hunger strike and demonstration for the past five days at Sahand Technical University in the northern city of Tabriz.

They are protesting to hand picked school administrators by the government for the school.

Students are also demanding action against university's security guards for insulting female students. Protesting students chanted," "We are angry at those who promote discrimination," "We are fighting, men and women, Fight us and we will fight," "We stand, we chant, we fight to the end" and "No matter what happens, the movement will continue."

In addition to condemning suppressive measures at the school against the students, the demonstrators demanded the resignation of two school officials; the vice-president of cultural affairs and the dean of student affairs.

The protesters shouted at these two officials on campus, "Shame on you, step down."

Among the striking students, presence of female student is outstanding. Twenty-one male and four female students are on strike.

The female students are in critical condition, according to the latest paramedic teams on the scene.

The Iranian Resistance calls on all International human rights organizations, in particular the student unions to condemn the suppressive measure against the Iranian students.


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