Tehran, Iran, Oct. 25 â€“ A 22-year-old man from the town of Varamin, southern Tehran, was street-paraded and sentenced to lashes for instigating trouble, a semi-official daily wrote on Monday.
The young man, only identified as Hashem M. (a.k.a. Hashem Sagi), was accused of â€œcausing troubleâ€, drinking alcohol, disrupting national security, and taking part in scuffles, the daily Kayhan wrote.
Tehran, Iran, Oct. 19 â€“ Thousands of students from the Najaf-Abad Open University demonstrated on campus on Tuesday against new sex segregation rules, Iran Focus has learnt.
The demonstration, however, turned violent after security forces attacked the roughly 7,000 angry students. Many of the students were forcefully locked in several rooms in the university building.
Students complained against new measures implemented on campus, including separate entrances and exits for male and female students, refusal of entry for students with long hair, short-sleeve shirts, bright-coloured clothes, or sports shoes.
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