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College students suspended in Iran for holding memorial for Ukrainian plane victims


Over a dozen university students were suspended in northwest Iran as punishment for holding a memorial service for the victims of a Ukrainian civilian airliner downed by Iranian missiles over Tehran in January.The University of Mohaghegh Ardebili said on Wednesday it suspended 15 students for organising a candlelight vigil to honor the victims, saying the students did not have a permit for the event.The university, located in the city of Ardebil, said another reason why its disciplinary committee decided to punish the students is to “help keep the university’s educational atmosphere healthy.”Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) shot down the …read more

Source:: Al Arabiya

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