University must be shut down, after protests: Iran MP

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Iran Focus: Tehran, Dec. 30 – Following recent protests by Iranian students in Tehran’s Water and Electricity University a member of Iran’s parliament (Majlis) called for the immediate closure of the institution and a clampdown on the protest.
Mr. Rostami, the MP from Ghoochan, said “this university must quickly be shut down”. Iran Focus

Tehran, Dec. 30 – Following recent protests by Iranian students in Tehran’s Water and Electricity University a member of Iran’s parliament (Majlis) called for the immediate closure of the institution and a clampdown on the protest.

Mr. Rostami, the MP from Ghoochan, said “this university must quickly be shut down”.

The demonstration by more than 300 students which began on December 11 is continuing.

On Monday the protesters took their demonstration to the streets, gathering outside the Ministry of Energy, and demanding that Iran’s Energy Minister resolve their concerns, according to eyewitnesses.

Students carried banners which read “Is 17 days of silence not enough?”