Thursday, May 26, 2005

Amir-Abad's Consecutive Protests Spread To Other Dorms

SMCCDI (Information Service):
Hundreds of students residing in the Alame Dorms located in the Pasdaran (former Saltanat-Abad) area staged a protest, yesterday night, in solidarity with their colleagues of Amir-Abad dorms, the wounded students of Shahr e Kord University and against the Islamic republic regime. READ MORE

Security forces were rushed to the area in order to close all accesses and to monitor any movement from the Zarabkhaneh area.

Slogans, such as, 'Tahrim e Entekhabat, Vazife ye Irani" (Boycott of election, duty of each Iranian), "Moin e bikhassyat, khejalat, khejalat" (Moin the incompetent, shame, shame) , "Rafsanjani bi riche, Iran Chili nemishe" (Rafsanjani is powerless, Iran won't become Chile), "Eslahtalab e bi khassyat, Khejalat, khejalat" (Incompetent reformist, shame, shame), "Na ghom khoobe, na kashoon, khak bar sar har do shoon" (Nor ghom is good, nor kashan, damned bee both - by making allusion to regime's both factions), "Daneshjoo mimirad, esarat nemipazirad" (Student dies but won't accept submission), 'Daneshjoo, Karegar, Moalem, Etehad, Etehad" (Student, Worker, Teacher, Unity, Unity), "Marg bar Jomhoori e Eslami" (Down with Islamic republic), and "Marg bar Estebdad" (Down with repression), were shouted by students.

Several students and local residents coming to their support were beaten up or arrested.

Reports from the Vali-e-Asr dorms, located in the center of the Capital, are stating also about protest actions despite the heavy security presence. Pictures of the regime's dignitaries have been set on fire and students were heard shouting slogans from the windows.