An Iranian student has protested against what is being described as a shortage of gasoline by riding a donkey to his university in northern Iran.
Several opposition websites, including “The Green Movement of Iran” video blog, posted the video of the student from Azad University in Chalous. He was reportedly detained by the university’s security body over his protest.
The incident is said to have taken place on October 26.
-- Golnaz Esfandiari
Student Protests Shortage Of Gasoline By Riding Donkey
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