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Iranian Basij Students Protest UN Sanctions

The demonstration in Tehran today (Fars) December 27, 2006 -- A group of Basij militia members today gathered in front of the UN office in Tehran to protest against a Security Council resolution imposing limited sanctions on Iran for refusing to suspend its uranium enrichment work.

The students reportedly called the December 23 UN resolution illegal and chanted slogans against the United States, Britain, and Israel.

They also urged Tehran to pursue its peaceful nuclear activities with greater determination.


What The Street Thinks

What The Street Thinks

A demonstration in support of Iran's nuclear program outside the Isfahan uranium-conversion facility in Isfahan in January (epa)

IRANIANS SPEAK OUT ON THE DISPUTE: To find out more about what Iranians think about the international controversy over their country's nuclear program, RADIO FARDA asked listeners to express their views....(more)

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