October 8, 2007

THE RECEPTION IS EVEN MORE HOSTILE AT HOME:

Iran president faces rare protest (BBC, 10/08/07)

A rare anti-government demonstration has been held in the Iranian capital during a speech at Tehran University by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. [...]

Student leaders had challenged Mr Ahmadinejad to meet them after he spoke at Columbia University in the US of the freedoms enjoyed by Iranian students.

The BBC's Jon Leyne in Tehran says all gates to the university were locked and journalists were prevented from entering.


Posted by Orrin Judd at October 8, 2007 10:26 AM
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