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  • IRAN: STUDENT SPOKESMAN ARRESTED (The Irony of Muslim Madness)

    04/25/2007 5:39:42 PM PDT · by Cornpone · 2 replies · 629+ views
    adnkronosinternational ^ | 25 April 2006 | AKI
    Tehran, 25 April (AKI) - The spokesman of the Muslim Students Association at a Tehran polytechnic was arrested on Wednesday, Iranian news agency ILNA reports. Babak Zamanian was reportedly arrested because of interviews he gave to Farsi language radio stations that broadcast outside Iran. The students of the Amir Kabir Polytechnic made front page news around the world last December when they managed to prevent President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, on a visit to their campus, from making his speech. It was the first time since his landslide victory in June 2005 that Ahmadinejad had been challenged in public. Dozens of protesters...