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Tehran University Students Continue Antigovernment Protests

Student protests against the regime of Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad continue.

A protest was held today by students at the Islamic Azad University in southern Tehran. Reports say more than 1,000 students participated.

The students chanted “Allah Akbar,” “Death to the Dictator,” and “Ya Hossein, Mir Hossein," in support of opposition politician Mir Hossein Musavi, who lost to Ahmadinejad in a disputed election in June.

A number of protests against Ahmadinejad and his allies have been held at universities in Tehran and other cities since the beginning of the academic year in late September.

(by Golnaz Esfandiari)

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