Arms raised

July 16, 1999

(Photograph) - Iranian students are leading a wave of pro-reform protests in Iran, the strongest expression of discontent since the Islamic fundamentalist overthrow of the Shah in 1979. A police and vigilantes' raid on a University of Tehran dormitory, in which one student died and 20 were injured, sparked the unrest. The students were holding a peaceful protest over curbs on the press and the closure of a liberal newspaper.

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