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Iranian Student Leader Majid Tavakoli Is Out on Bail

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Majid Tavakoli, Iranian student arrested on December 2009 for criticizing the Iranian government, was temporarily released on bail. His arrest created a strong online protest campaign to counterattack the regime’s attempt to humiliate him by claiming he had fled from authorities dressed as a woman after delivering a Student Day speech. Hundreds of Iranian men dressed as women in their Facebook profiles to support Tavakoli and express their solidarity with women.

A video shared on YouTube, shows students at Amir Kabri University immediately celebrating his release at a rally with songs and banners …

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