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This is a partial list of students deprived of higher education in the past six years. The true numbers are believed to be much higher.

During the past months, in addition to interviewing several barred university applicants, conducting extensive research, and accessing information gathered by credible student organizations that have been active in the area of demanding the rights of students barred from education, the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran has been able to compile a list of individuals who have been barred from education between the years of 2005 and 2010. It should be noted that this list may not be reflective of all the names, and the Campaign is committed to add names to the list as more reports are received. Additionally, several individuals who have been deprived from education for various reasons, or who have become “starred” during various years, have preferred that their names be withheld from this report, so that they can pursue their status and gain their admission to universities. Therefore, the numbers of people included in this report could have been higher.

The International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran hopes that publishing these individuals’ names would help them to be heard by Iranian authorities. Instead of waiting outside the doors of universities, these individuals must be sitting inside classrooms and studying in those institutions. Hopefully this would encourage the authorities to compensate these individuals for their losses, and to pave the way for their university attendance as soon as possible.
This list is not complete and is based on the available resources to the Campaign. The sources for compiling this list include: Campaign’s interviews with students deprived of right to education, student activists, the website of ADVAR Organization, web site of the Human Rights Defenders Center, Follow-up Committee for Right to Education, Human Rights Activists News Agency, Council for Defense of Right to Education, Society for Defense of Right to Education, Daftar Tahkim-e Vahdat Student Union, and Daneshjoonews website.

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

2005

1. Mehdi Aminizadeh; a Civil Engineering student at Rajaee University; Political Science at Mofid University in Qom; barred from education in 2005 for membership in Tahkim-e Vahdat Student Union, and later, the Central Council of Advar Tahkim Alumi Organization.
2. Peyman Aref; a graduate student of Political Science; three-starred student; expelled from Tehran University in 2005. After Mahmoud Ahmadinejad came to power, due to Aref’s continuous pursuit of the right to education, he was barred from entering Tehran University. During the past years, he has been arrested several times; his last arrest took place on 18 June 2009 which last through early March 2009.

2006

1. Matin Meshkin; a Ph.D. student in Electrical Engineering at Amirkabir University, an active member of the student movement and a former member of the Central Council of Amirkabir University’s Islamic Association; expelled from the university and barred from continuing his education.
2. Gharib Sajjadi; a graduate of Social Sciences, majoring in Research, from Tehran Tarbiat Moallem University; deprived from education between 2006 and 2008. He was allowed to enter Azad Islamic University’s graduate program in Political Science. Reason for his deprivation was his Kurdish rights activism.
3. Farhad Zatali Fard; Industrial Engineering at Elm-o-San’at University; three-starred at Sharif University; barred from education
4. Siamak Karimi; Bou Ali University’s Law School in Hamadan; Human Rights at Shahid Behshti Uiversity in Tehran; three-starred in 2006; barred from education.
5. Saeed Ardeshiri; Chemical Engineering at Bahonar University in Kerman; Sociology at Allameh University in Tehran; three-starred in 2006; barred from education.
6. Zahra Janipour; Ecology at Birjand University; Environmental Engineering at Tarbiat Modarres University; three-starred in 2006; barred from education
7. Salar Saket; Industrial Engineering at Kurdistan University; Industrial Engineering at Tehran University; three-starred in 2006; barred from education for Kurdish rights activism.
8. Hannan Azizi Banitorof; Arab Literature at Tehran University; Arab Literature at Tehran University; three-starred in 2006; barred from education for his father, Yousef Azizi Banitorof’s ethnic activities.
9. Mansour Ezzati; Mechanical Engineering at Isfahan University; Management at Tehran’s Allameh Tabatabaee University; three-starred in 2006; barred from education for membership in the Students Islamic Association.
10. Yashar Ghajar; Mines Engineering at Amirkabir University; Mines Engineering at Tabriz University; three-starred in 2006; barred from education.
11. Mohammad Shooresh Moradi; Industrial Engineering at Kurdistan University; Industrial Engineering at Tehran University; three-starred student in 2006; barred from education.
12. Mohsen Fattehi; Sociology at Tehran University; Sociology at Tehran University; three-starred in 2006; barred from education.
13. Roozbeh Riazi Moghaddam; Mechanical Engineering at Amir Kabir University, “three starred,” Barred from graduate education
14. Mehdi Zamani; a 2006 “starred” student, and a representative from “starred students” in 2006.
15. Tohid Alizadeh; Social Sciences at Tehran University; Social Sciences at Tehran University; three-starred in 2006; barred from education.
16. Mohammad Hossein Hassanpour Bisheh; three-starred in 2006; barred from education.
17. Hamed Hassandoust; Industrial Civil Engineering at Isfahan University; Industrial Civil Engineering at Isfahan University; three-starred in 2006; barred from education
18. Ehsan Nojoomi; Petroleum Engineering at Petroleum University of Technology; graduate Political Science program at Imam Khomeini University in Qazvin; three-starred, barred from education
19. Mehrdaad (Meghdaad) Islamkhah; Student at Imam Hossein University, Deprived of continuing his education by Disciplinary Committee due to student activism

2007

1. Morteza Hosseinzadeh; Agricultural Engineering at Bou Ali University in Hamadan; Sociology; did not receive a transcript in 2007; barred from education.
2. Alireza Khoshbakht; Civil Engineering at Bou Ali University in Hamadan; Political Science; did not receive a transcript in 2007; barred from education.
3. Farshid Moghaddam Salimi; Sociology at Allameh Tabatabaee University in Tehran; Sociology; did not receive a transcript in 2007; barred from education.
4. Hanif Karageri; Electrical Engineering, Babol Industrial University; did not receive a transcript in 2007; barred from education.
5. Yasser Goli; Architecture at Sanandaj Azad University; he was barred from attending graduate programs at public universities in 2007; he was former Secretary of Kurd Students Union.
6. Zahra Tohidi; Sociology at Bou Ali University in Hamadan; Political Science; did not receive a transcript in 2007; barred from education.
7. Yahya Safi Aryan; Physics at Bou Ali Sina University in Hamadan; Social Communication Sciences; did not receive a transcript in 2007; barred from education.
8. Zohreh Asadpour; Physics at Gilan University; barred from continuing her education at graduate level; did not receive a transcript in 2007; women’s rights activist and a member of the One Million Signatures for Change Campaign.
9. Farhad Zatalifar; Mathematics at Elm-o-San’at University; Industrial Engineering; did not receive a transcript in 2007.
10. Afshin Rezapour; English Language Translation; Social Communication Sciences; did not receive a transcript in 2007.
11. Shayan Moghimi Firouzabad; passed university entrance examination with ranking of 108; Sadoughi Medical School in Yazd; expelled in 2007; member of Baha’i faith.
12. Ghader Kiani; International Relations at Tehran University; Graduate Program of International Relations at Tehran University; did not receive a transcript in 2007; barred from education; Azarbaijani identity activism.
13. Parham Aghdassi; Student at Bou Ali University who according to ISNA news agency was expelled from the university after one semester due to his religious beliefs
14. Shayan Vahdati; Baha’i student barred from education, did not receive academic record due to claim of “incomplete file”
15. Sepehr Atefi; Baha’i student barred from education, did not receive academic record due to claim of “incomplete file”
16. Rahil Mehdizadeh; Baha’i student barred from education, did not receive academic record due to claim of “incomplete file”
17. Dorsa Sobhani; barred from education at Sari University because of her Baha’i faith;
18. Amir Salimiha; in 2006 and 2007 took the university entrance exam in sociology and ranked 132nd the first time and 96th the second time and was told he could not register.
19. Eftekhar Barzegarian: attended Ferdowsi University in Mashad and was expelled from university in 2007

2008

1. Sadegh Shojaee; Allameh Tabatabaee University; barred from education by Disciplinary Committee and arrested in 2008; barred from education.
2. Mahdieh Golroo; Allameh Tabatabaee University of Tehran; barred from continuing her education in 2008; member of the Right to Education Council.
3. Majid Dorri; Starred Student and barred from education in 2008; founding member of Right To Education Council.
4. Asu Saleh; Kurdistan University; barred from education by Disciplinary Committee in 2008, followed by summons to court, detention and trial; barred from education.
5. Navid Khanjani; barred from education in 2008 due to Baha’i faith; a founding member of Committee to Pursue Baha’is’ Right to Education, and founding member of “Society to Combat Education Discrimination.
6. Hessam Misaghian; barred from education in 2008 due to Baha’i faith; a founding member of Committee to Pursue Baha’is’ Right to Education, and founding member of Society to Combat Education Discrimination.
7. Ali Saberi; Industrial Engineering at Amirkabir University; Industrial Engineering; did not receive a transcript in 2008; barred from education.
8. Nasser Pouyafar; Polymer Engineering at Amirkabir University; Polymer Engineering; did not receive in atranscript in 2008; barred from education.
9. Seyed Ziaeddin Nabavi; Chemical Engineering at Babol Industrial University; Sociology; did not receive a transcript in 2008; barred from education.
10. Samad Pashaee; Agricultural Engineering at Tabriz University; Agricultural Engineering; did not receive a transcript in 2008; barred from education; political and ethnic identity activism.
11. Nader Mahd Gharebagh; Electrical Engineering at Tabriz University; Electrical Engineering; did not receive a transcript in 2008; barred from education; political and ethnic identity activism.
12. Amin Emami; Mechanical Engineer at Tabriz University; Mechanical Engineering; did not receive a transcript in 2008; barred from education; political and ethnic identity activism.
13. Nahid Babazadeh; Educational Sciences at Tabriz University; Educational Sciences; did not receive a transcript in 2008; barred from education; political activities.
14. Tohid Alizadeh; Sociology at Tehran University; Sociology; did not receive a transcript in 2008; barred from education.
15. Seyed Hamed Ahmadi; Arabic Language and Arab Literature at Tehran University; Arabic Language and Arab Literature; did not receive a transcript in 2008; barred from education.
16. Mohammad Hashemi; Finance and Economics; student activist; barred from education in 2008.
17. Mohsen Fatehi; Sociology at Shiraz University barred from education at graduate level in 2008.
18. Asghar Ghanbari; Political Science at Isfahan University; Political Science; did not receive a transcript in 2008; barred from education.
19. Hossein Najafi; Political Science at Ferdowsi University in Mashad; Political Science; did not receive a transcript in 2008; barred from education; defending Iranian culture and history at the University during 2006, and initial sentencing from the Disciplinary Committee.
20. Adib Rostampour; Western Philosophy at Mohaghegh Ardability University; Western Philosophy; did not receive a transcript in 2008; barred from education.
21. Reza Mohseni; Physics at Isfahan University; Physics; did not receive a transcript in 2008; barred from education; member of Students Islamic Association at Isfahan and Medical Sciences Universities.
22. Hassan Khalili; Social Sciences at Yazd University; Political Science; did not receive a transcript in 2008; barred from education.
23. Ali Hossein Asadzadeh; Agricultural Engineering at Tehran University; Agricultural Engineering; did not receive a transcript in 2008; barred from education.
24. Pouyan Mahmoudian; Polymer Engineering at Amirkabir University; ranked number 6 among those admitted to the graduate program of Polymer Engineering in 2008; barred from education; membership and activity in the Amirkabir University Guild Council and Islamic Association; Manager of student publication, Rivar; arrested in 2007 on charges of publishing the student publication.
25. Siamak Karimi; Bou Ali University’s Law School in Hamadan; Law; selected in the final round of admissions in 2008; barred from education.
26. Sivan Bahmani; Social Sciences at Bou Ali University in Hamadan; Political Science; barred from education in 2008.
27. Mohammad Javad Dordkeshan; Agricultural Engineering at Lorestan University; Agricultural Engineering; selected in the final round of admissions in 2008; barred from education.
28. Sadegh Motamed; Mechanical Engineering at Kashan University; Mechanical Engineering; selected in the final round of admissions in 2008; barred from education.
29. Davood Habibi; Electrical Engineering at Babol Industrial University; Electrical Engineering; selected in the final round of admissions in 2008; barred from education.
30. Ali Taghipour; Civil Engineering at Babol Industrial University; Civil Engineering; selected in the reserved list in 2008; barred from education.
31. Amid Moshrefzadeh; Civil Engineering at Babol Industrial University; Civil Engineering; selected in the reserved list in 2008; barred from education.
32. Marzieh Deylam Salehi; Chemical Engineering at Babol Industrial University; Chemical Engineering; selected in the reserved list in 2008; barred from education.
33. Shiva Nazar Ahari; Civil Engineering at Azad University; Civil Engineering; selected in the reserved list in 2008; barred from education.
34. Afshin Akbarian; Mines Engineering at Yazd University; Mines Engineering; selected in the reserved list in 2008; barred from education.
35. Mohammad Bakhshandeh; Mines Engineering at Yazd University; Mines Engineering; selected in the reserved list in 2008; barred from education.
36. Mojtaba Kharazian; Mines Engineering at Yazd University; Mines Engineering; selected in the reserved list in 2008; barred from education.
37. Amir Salimiha; Mathematics at Tehran University; Mathematics; did not receive a transcript in 2008; barred from education.
38. Siamak Karimi; Bou Ali University Law School in Hamadan; Law; did not receive a transcript in2008; barred from education.
39. Hadi Haj Amini; Physics at Sanandaj University; Physics; did not receive a transcript in 2008; barred from education.
40. Ghader Kiani; one of the top ten students admitted to International Relations at Tehran University; International Relations; did not receive a transcript in 2008; deprived from education.
41. Afshin Akbarian; Mines Engineering at Yazd University; Could not access the registration file online despite excellent ranking in the entrance examination results; disqualified for continuing education in 2008; barred from education; Manager of a satirical student publication named “Hees,” and active in Yazd University’s cultural centers.
42. Javad Alizadeh; Graduate Program for Human Rights at Allameh Tabatabaee University in Tehran; expulsion with the ruling of the Disciplinary Committee; guild activities and public speaking on 7 December 2008 [Students Day]; Javad Alizadeh was arrested on 16 January 2009 in Sanandaj, Kurdistan, after he delivered a speech at a memorial service for Ebrahim Lotfollahi, a Kurdish student, and was sentenced to one year in prison at Kermanshah’s Dizel Abad Prison, and was transferred to prison.
43. Mojtaba Kharazian; Mines Engineering at Yazd University; graduate Mines Engineering program; barred from education in 2008.
44. Ebrahim Rashidi; Mechanical Engineering at Orumiyeh University; Mechanical Engineering; General Disqualification, and barred from education on orders from Sanjesh Organization; ethnic identity activist; Azari poet and writer; former manager of Oldooz student publication.
45. Mohammad Saleh Ayouman; Political Science at Tehran University; arrested, tried, and sentenced to four years in prison at Branch 28 of Tehran Revolutionary Courts; definitive expulsion from Tehran University; barred from education.
46. Mohammad Bakhshandeh; Mines Engineering at Yazd University; Graduate Mines Engineering Program; barred from education in 2008.
47. Sama Nourani; barred Medical Engineering student at Sahand University in Tabriz; barred after three terms at the University in 2008, due to her Baha’i faith.
48. Rashid Ismaeli; Graduate student at Alameh Tabataba’i University in Human Rights Studies, received suspension sentence and subsequently expelled. Was active in Advar Tahkim organization
49. Sina Dana; Baha’i student at Sahand University in Tabriz

2009

1. Safoura Eliasi; took the graduate entrance exam in 2008 and 2009 but each time was prevented from registration despite her excellent academic record. In 2009, she received the third highest rank nationwide in her field of Restoration of Historical Monuments,
2. Mohammad Sharif; a doctorate student of Law at Allameh Tabatabai University; First Class Court Lawyer and founding member of Human Rights Defense Center; barred from education in 2009 by a letter from Jamshid Salehi Sadaghiani Director of Graduate Studies at the university.
3. Somayeh Rashidi; a graduate student of Sociology from Allameh Tabatabai University in Tehran. She ranked very high in the graduate entrance exam in the field of Women’s Studies and Cultural Studies, but by the order of Sanjesh Organization was labeled as a “starred student” and was barred from education in 2009. She is also a member of the Council for Defense of Rights to Education, and a women’s rights activist.
4. Seyed Rouhollah Torabi; a graduate student of Mining from the Imam Khomeini International University in Ghazvin; barred from education by the order of the Disciplinary Committee in 2009.
5-13. Bina Momtazi, Sepehr Ghodrat, Mahnoosh Dehghan, Ghazal Sadeghi, Danial Motahari, Leva Baghi, Niloofar Kan’ani, Nasim Mo’atar, Arman Roshani; 9 students at the Shahid Bahonar University in Kerman, by a citation letter from the Sanjesh Organization were expelled from the university in 2009 due to their Baha’i Faith.
14. Younes Zareyoon; a last-term Political Science undergraduate student from Tabriz Azad University, was expelled by a letter from Eastern Azerbaijan Intelligence Office in 2009, barred from education. He was the former secretary and president of the founding board of Arman Formation.
15. Vahid Sheikh Begloo; an Economics graduate student from Tabriz Azad University, was expelled by a letter from Eastern Azerbaijan Intelligence Office in 2009, barred from education. He was a member of the Central Council of the former Arman Formation and head of Azerbaijan’s Committee of the Islamic Association of Tabriz Azad University.
16. Behnam Tarkanpour; a second-term Industrial Management graduate student from Tabriz Azad University, was expelled by a letter from Eastern Azerbaijan Intelligence Office in 2009, barred from education. He was a member of the Central Council of the former Arman Formation and secretary of the art section of the Arman Publication.
17. Navid Mohammadi; a Computer Engineering graduate student from Tabriz Azad University, barred from registration by a letter from the Testing Center of the “Islamic Azad University” despite passing the graduate entrance exam in 2009. He was the editor of the Azeri section of the weekly magazine Hydarbaba, and contributing writer for Varligh, Dealmaj, Akhtar, Navid Azerbaijan publications, and political secretary and member of central council of the former Arman Formation.
18. Shayan Sanaei; an Information Technology undergraduate student from Bojnourd Payame Noor University – North Khorasan, expelled at the end of the first term due the Baha’i Faith in 2009, barred from education.
19. Mona Sharifi Mohabati; a Geology undergraduate student from Bojnourd Payame Noor University – North Khorasan, expelled at the end of the forth term due to the Baha’i Faith in 2009, barred from education.
20. Anoush Sharifi Mohabati; a Computer Hardware undergraduate student from Bojnourd Payame Noor University – North Khorasan, expelled at the end of the first term due to the Baha’i Faith in 2009, barred from education.
21. Mona Rezaei; an Electronics associate student from Mashhad Sajad University, prevented from enrolling in the third term due to the Baha’i Faith at the end of the second term based on a letter by the Sanjesh Organization in 2009, barred from education.
22. Payman Nodinian; an English Literature graduate student from Kurdistan Azad University, barred from education in 2009, He was arrested on 8 April 2010 at the same time as execution of Farzad Kamangar. Payam Naviddian is the co-founder and secretary of the Teachers Association of Kurdistan.
23. Leila Sehat; a Sociology graduate student from [Tehran] Azad University, barred from education in 2009. She is an activist for the One Million Signatures Campaign, a women’s rights activist in Tabriz, and one of Mir Hossein Mousavi’s women’s staff members in Azerbaijan.
24. Razieh Jafari; Sociology major from Shiraz University, barred from education by the order of the Disciplinary Committee in 2009. She was sentenced to one year in prison by Shiraz Revolutionary.
25. Saba Mohebpour; barred from education due to the Baha’i Faith.
26. Ali Qolizadeh; a Mechanical Engineering student from Shahrood University, barred from education despite ranking 43rd in the graduate entrance exam in 2009. A former secretary of the Islamic Association of Shahrood University, and current member of General Council of Tahkim Vahdat office was arrested on 5 November 2010 by the security forces at his house.
27. Ali Taghipour; Babol Nooshiravani Industrial University, barred for one year by the order of the Revolutionary court, 2009.
28. Amid Moshrefzadeh; Babol Nooshiravani Industrial University, barred for one year by the order of the Revolutionary court, 2009.
29. Iman Sedighi; Babol Nooshiravani Industrial University, barred for one year by the order of the Revolutionary court, 2009.
30. Mohsen Barzegar; Babol Nooshiravani Industrial University, barred for one year by the order of the Revolutionary court, 2009.
31. Nima Nahvi; Babol Nooshiravani Industrial University, barred for one year by the order of the Revolutionary court, 2009.
32. Nikzad Zanganeh; barred from continued education in graduate program despite being academically accepted due to being active in women’s movement, 2009.
33. Katayoun Rahimi; Beheshti University student, expelled by the order of the Disciplinary Committee with the charges of “disorder and disturbances of the university order”, 2009.

Other students barred from education in the year 2009:

34. Alborz Zahedi, Tehran University
35. Behzad Jeddi, Tabriz University
36. Ebrahim Shahbazi, Tabriz University
37. Ameneh Ghasempour, Tabriz University
38. Vahid Sheibani, Birjand University
39. Saeed Akbari, Birjand University
40. Mehrnoosh Karimi, Esfahan University
41. Sohail Ziaei, Polytechnic University (Amir Kabir)
42. Sayed Ashkan Madani, Azad University
43. Hamid Tofigh, Azad University
44. Saeed Komijani, Azad university
45. Hakimeh Sehat, Azad University
46. Mahsa Jazini, Azad University
47. Sourna Hashemi; Member of Zanjan University Islamic Students Association, exposed attempted rape of a female student by a university official and subsequently deprived of continuing his education
48. Bahram Vahedi; Member of Zanjan University Islamic Students Association, exposed attempted rape of a female student by a university official and subsequently deprived of continuing his education
49. Alireza Firouzi; Member of Zanjan University Islamic Students Association, exposed attempted rape of a female student by a university official and subsequently deprived of continuing his education
50. Negar Mishaghian; Baha’I student at Shiraz University, Accepted in Computer Science program but prevented from registration
51. Pejman Abbasi; Student at Isfahan University, barred from higher education due to student activism
52. Shafagh Timajchi; Baha’i student in Business Administration of Amol University
53. Negin Sayahi Shahmirzadi; Baha’i student at Sari Agricultural University in Agricultural Engineering
54. Sona Gholinejad; Baha’i student at Sari Agricultural University in Herbal Medicine
55. Naim Kamali; Baha’i student at Sari Agricultural University
56. Ardalan Tabianian; Baha’i student at Semnan University
57. Frahnaz Felfeli; Baha’i student at Semnan University
58. Mojdeh Noorani; Baha’i student at Semnan University

2010

1. Majid Makouee; Ship Building at Isfahan’s Malek Ashtar University; barred from education at graduate level; he did not receive his transcript in 2010; Makouee is an activist in the Azerbaijan National Movement; his first arrest was on 22 May 2006; his second arrest by Tabriz Intelligence Office was in summer of 2008, he was released three months later; Tabriz Revolutionary Courts sentenced him to one year in prison and two years’ suspended imprisonment in 2009.
2. Seyed Hanzaleh Hedayati; deprived from education at graduate level in 2010, despite having been summoned by the Central Selection Committee, having been interrogated by the Intelligence Ministry and writing a letter of recognizance, Hedayat was barred from education; he was head of Advertising and Information Committee of Mir Hossein Mousavi’s elections headquarters during the 2009 election; Hedayati is son of Seyed Hashem Hedayati, a member of the Islamic Revolution Mujahedin party.
3. Kamelia Kowsari; Literature at Allameh Tabatabaee University; barred from graduate education; Kowsari was summoned by the Central Selection Committee and did not receive a transcript in 2010; barred from education; student activist at Allameh University, and elected member of College of Literature at the Islamic Association; a supporter of barred students and the Right to Education Council.
4. Arman Sedaghati; Petroleum Engineering at Amirkabir University (Tehran Polytechnic); admitted to graduate program; his transcript indicated “Incomplete File;” barred from education in 2010.
5. Amir Jahangiri; Metallurgy at Amirkabir University (Tehran Polytechnic); admitted to graduate program; his transcript indicated “Incomplete File;” barred from education in 2010.
6. Khalil-ol-Rahman Khalilpour; Textile Engineering at Amirkabir University (Tehran Polytechnic); admitted to graduate program; his transcript indicated “Incomplete File;” barred from education in 2010; Sunni Muslim.
7. Samaneh Navvab; Mathematics major at Amirkabir University (Tehran Polytechnic); admitted to graduate program; her transcript indicated “Incomplete File;” barred from education in 2010; daughter of Ahmad Shirzad, member of the Central Council of Participation Party and former Member of the Parliament.
8. Mohammad Amin Shirzad; Information Technology major, prevented from Master’s program registration due to “incomplete file”
9. Mansour Shakerian; Civil Engineering at Amirkabir University (Tehran Polytechnic); admitted to graduate program; his transcript indicated “Incomplete File;” barred from education in 2010.
10. Hamed Ghazanfari; Industrial Engineering at Amirkabir University (Tehran Polytechnic); admitted to graduate program; his transcript indicated “Incomplete File;” barred from education in 2010.
11. Saeed Moradi Naghadeh; Law at Gilan University; admitted to graduate program; his transcript indicated “Incomplete File;” barred from education in 2010; Manager of Ghopoz publicatgion and Secretary of Shahriar Society; member of Gilan Reformists Student Campaigners, supporting Mehdi Karroubi during the 2009 presidential election; Saeed Moradi had been arrested twice for his student activism, each time detained for about a month.
12. Siamak Mirzaee; last term student of Husbandry at Rasht University; rejected at selection despite academic admission in the graduate program of Rural Development in 2010; Azari identity activist; arrested in Pars Abad, Moghan, on 9 October 2010.
13. Hafez Sardarpour; Husbandry at Rasht University; rejected at selection stage despite admission in the graduate program of Husbandry in 2010; barred from education; former manager of Kimlik, a student publication at Kurdistan University; Azeri poet.
14. Emad Behavar; Industrial Engineering at Yazd University; graduate student of Political Science at Mazandaran University; expelled in 2010 on orders from Mazandaran University Chancellor, Alizadeh Afrouzi; barred from education; Head of the Youth Branch of Freedom Movement of Iran and member of Freedom Movement of Iran’s Political Office; member of Central Unit of Mowj-e Sevvom to support Khatami and Mousavi; he was first arrested on 28 May 2009 and released after three days. After the elections he was arrested again and was released 46 days later on 29 July 2009. Behavar was arrested for the third time on 7 March 2010 and he remains in prison. In November 2010, Emad Behavar was sentenced to 10 years in prison on charges of “creating public anxiety,” and “membership in Freedom Movement of Iran.”
15. Ashkan Zahabian; final term Chemistry student at Ferdowsi University in Mashad; in 2008, on orders from the Disciplinary Committee and Alireza Ashouri, Ferdowsi University Chancellor, Zahabian was barred from education for two terms and forced to transfer to Mazandaran University; on 16 June 2009, he was beaten and injured by Ansar plainclothes forces and arrested by Sari Intelligence Office; he was sentenced to another two terms’ ban on education by Ferdowsi University authorities in September 2009, and based on the time-to-completion rules of the university, Ashkan Zahabian was expelled.
16. Siavash Saliminejad; Computer Engineering at Babol’s Noshirvani Industrial University; he was arrested on 20 June 2009 by Mazandaran Intelligence Office, and sentenced to 10 months’ suspended imprisonment and one year’s deprivation of education by Babol Revolutionary Courts; Saliminejad passed the graduate school entrance exam for Computer Engineering at Elm-o-San’at University in 2009, but was unable to present his documents and to register, so his deprivation from education was extended for another two years.
17. Iman Sedighi; Computer Engineering at Babol’s Noshirvani University; in 2008, Sedighi was sentenced to two term’s education ban by the Disciplinary Committee; on 18 June 2009, he was arrested by Mazandaran Intelligence Office, and Babol Revolutionary Courts sentenced him to 10 months in prison, suspended for three years and one year’s deprivation from education. After he spent half of his prison term, he was released, but on orders from Askar Janalizadeh, Noshirvani Industrial University’s Chancellor, he was expelled because he had exceeded the allowable time-to-completion for his degree.
18. Hamed Honarhah; last term student of Psychology at Qazvin International University; expelled by Disciplinary Committee; ruling upheld by Appeals Committee; barred from education in 2010.
19. Payam Heydar Ghazvini; last term student of Theology and Law at Qazvin International University; received ruling of “expulsion and three years’ deprivation from education at all Iranian Universities” from the Disciplinary Committee in 2010; student activist and head student campaigner for Mehdi Karroubi’s presidential campaign in Qazvin Province in 2009.
20. Sara Khademi; Sociology at Mazandaran University; barred from education at graduate level through written notice from Sanjesh Organization announcing her “rejected through selection in 2010;” barred from education; arrested by Mazandaran Intelligence Office in 2006 for student activism.
21. Behnam Farazmand; student activist and member of Mazandaran University Islamic Association; arrested twice by Mazandaran security forces in the aftermath of 2009 elections; barred from education for three terms; not allowed to enroll in classes in 2010; expelled by orders from University Chancellor; awaiting court sentencing.
22. Kaveh Daneshvar; former Students Guild Secretary at Babol’s Noshirvani Industrial University, embarked upon a hunger strike to protest the widespread arrests of the University’s student activists during the post-election events. He was summoned to Babol’s Information Office and was interrogated. Daneshvar was sentenced to two terms’ education ban by the University’s Disciplinary Committee. Upon completion of the ban period, he received his expulsion ruling from the University’s Chancellor. After pursuing the matter through Ministry of Science, Daneshvar received his definitive expulsion orders in November 2010.
23. Hajar Kabiri; Social Research at Tabriz University; she did not receive her 2010 transcript to enter graduate studies; barred from education; women’s rights activist and Editor-in-Chief of the barred publication, Talangor.
24. Mohsen Saghafi; Arts and Architecture at Tehran Azad University; was admitted to graduate studies but with orders from the Ministry of Intelligence, he received an “Incomplete File” code on his transcript in 2010; barred from education; Saghafi is a student activist who was arrested during the International Labor day along with his father, Alireza Saghafi, writer, journalist, and Editor-in-Chief of the barred monthly, Rah-e Ayandeh.
25. Ali Ojaghi; Economics at Isfahan University; three terms- ban by the Disciplinary Committee and expulsion in 2010; arrested on 8 July 2009 in Isfahan and barred from education.
26. Arash Sadeghi; graduate student of Philosophy at Allameh Tabatabaee University; barred from education in 2009; member of Allameh Tabatabaee University’s Islamic Association Central Council; arrested on 27 December 2009; sentenced by Tehran Revolutionary Courts to five years in prison and 74 lashes (the lower court had sentenced him to six years in prison, three years’ suspended imprisonment, and 74 lashes).
27. Arsalan Sadeghi; Information Technology Engineering at Isfahan University; 2010 expulsion through a letter from Isfahan Information Office and ruling by Isfahan University Disciplinary Committee; one of Isfahan University’s leftist students.
28. Maziar Masoumi; Philosophy at Isfahan University; expelled in 2010 with letter from Isfahan Information Office and orders of Isfahan University Disciplinary Committee; a leftist activist.
29. Vessal Momtazi; Agriculture-Irrigation at Qazvin’s Khomeini International University; expelled in 2010, after completing seven terms and 124 units, due to belonging to Baha’i faith.
30. Mohsen Rajabi; Physics at Isfahan’s Industrial University; expelled in 2010
31. Hossein Ghabel; Electrical Engineering at Ferdowsi University in Mashad; barred from education in 2010 through orders from Disciplinary Committee.
32. Kazem Rezaee; Mechanical Engineering at Shiraz University; Expelled by the Central Disciplinary Committee in 2010; Rezaee was Editor-in-Chief of Farvardin student publication at Shiraz University, and was arrested four times for his student activism between the years 2007 and 2009.
33. Abdoljalil Rezaee; former Secretary of Shiraz University Islamic Association; expelled by the Disciplinary Committee; Student activist.
34. Hamdollah Namjoo; Political Science at Shiraz University; expelled by the Central Disciplinary Committee in 2010; Namjoo was barred for two terms when he was arrested on 21 June 2009 by the Shiraz Intelligence Office. Once released, though his two-term ban had been completed and he should have been allowed to continue his education, he was expelled from the University; Namjoo was a member of the Central Council of Shiraz University Islamic Students Association, and a member of Mehdi Karroubi’s Student Campaign in Shiraz in 2009.
35. Esmail Jalilvand; Shiraz University student, expelled by the Central Disciplinary Committee in 2010. He was arrested on 21 June 2009 by the order of Shiraz Intelligence Office. Student activist, manager of Osyan student magazine and vice chancellor of Mehdi Karroubi’s student headquarter in Shiraz.
36. Younes Mir Hosseini; Shiraz University law student, expelled by the Central Disciplinary Committee in 2009. Student activist from Shiraz University. Younes Mir Hosseini was arrested by the order of Fars Province General Intelligence Office in the days following the 2009 election.
37. At Shiraz University; Alma Ranjbar and
38. Hadi Alamli were sentenced to exile by the order of Central Disciplinary Committee; and
39. Arash Roostaei and
40. Mohsen Zarinkamar who had passed all their academic units have not been able to graduate yet due to their university authorities’ obstruction. Expulsions of all these students have been due to political activities.
41. Farzaneh Jalali; Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from college of Social Sciences, Tehran University, barred from entering graduate program despite receiving transcript and 2010 admission.
42. Ali Khairjoo; undergraduate student in physics from Mohaghegh Ardabili University, graduate student candidate, transcript was not issued in 2010, barred from education. Student civic activities.
43. Shaida Neekravan; Baha’i student at college of Industrial Management Organization – following an order by the Intelligence Ministry
44. Nariman Afshar; Baha’i student at college of Industrial Management Organization – following an order by the Intelligence Ministry
45. Fouad Nemaei; Baha’i student at college of Industrial Management Organization – following an order by the Intelligence Ministry
46. Arsalan Saeedi; Baha’i student at college of Industrial Management Organization – following an order by the Intelligence Ministry
47. Mahsa Meshkin; Baha’i student at college of Industrial Management Organization – following an order by the Intelligence Ministry
48. Soha Yazdani; Baha’i student at college of Industrial Management Organization – following an order by the Intelligence Ministry
49. Farivar Yazdani; Baha’i student at college of Industrial Management Organization – following an order by the Intelligence Ministry
50. Milad Mahrami; Baha’i student at college of Industrial Management Organization – following an order by the Intelligence Ministry
51. Faez Samimi; Baha’i student at college of Industrial Management Organization – following an order by the Intelligence Ministry
52. Ramin Derakhshan; Baha’i student at college of Industrial Management Organization – following an order by the Intelligence Ministry
53. Naghmeh Rastgar; Baha’i student at college of Industrial Management Organization – following an order by the Intelligence Ministry
54. Saghar Aghdasi; Baha’i student at college of Industrial Management Organization – following an order by the Intelligence Ministry
55. Fouad Khanjani; Baha’i student at college of Industrial Management Organization – following an order by the Intelligence Ministry
56. Babak Saran; Civil Engineering student. Barred from education in 2009. Son of Amir Hossein Heshmat Saran, Secretary General of the National United Front of Iran who mysteriously lost his life in Gohar Dasht Prison in Karaj in 2008.
57. Sima Didar; manager and former license holder of Tehran University’s literary publication Yashmaq and an Azerbaijani cultural activists; barred from graduate school in 2010. She was arrested following the arrest of her husband on 18 June 2009 and released more than a month later after posting bail; the Tabriz Revolutionary Court sentenced her, along with her husband, to six months imprisonment.
58. Ruhollah Ghodrat; accepted as a medical degree student in Rafsanjan University in 2010. He was expelled from the university by a letter from the Central Selection Committee in the second day of the academic year due to his Baha’i faith.
59. Pouya Sharifi; student activist from the Science and Technology University who was barred from education upon entering graduate school at Amir Kabir University in 2009. He was arrested on the evening of 3 November 2009.
60. Hammid Reza Sahraei; Mechanical Engineering student of the college of Science and Technology, former secretary of the University Guild Council, barred for four terms, counted towards the years to finish school, by the ruling of the Disciplinary Committee in 2010. By the end of this sentence and the end of the academic year, in practice he will have been expelled from the university.
61. Ali Asadollahi; Railway Engineering student from the Science and Technology University, barred for four terms, counted towards the years to finish school, by the ruling of the Disciplinary Committee in 2010. By the end of this sentence and the end of the academic year, in practice he will have been expelled from the university.
62. Sajjad Darvish; Industrial Engineering student from the Science and Technology University, barred for four terms, counted towards the years to finish school, by the ruling of the Disciplinary Committee in 2010. By the end of this sentence and the end of the academic year, in practice he will have been expelled from the university.
63. Siamak Amin; Bachelor of Economics from Uromiyeh University, after being summoned to the Disciplinary Committee he was expelled from the university by a ruling from this committee in 2010.
64. Arezoo Sammimi, Baha’i student from Behshahr Science and Technology University, expulsion due to the belief in the Baha’i Faith in 2010.
65. Sahar Kohbar; accepted as a student in Shiraz Payam Noor University. He was prevented to register by the university authorities due to her Baha’i Faith in 2010.
66. Abbas Rashidi; student at Karaj Teachers’ College
67. Amin Arya; student at Karaj Teachers’ College
68. Yaser Rahmani; student at Shiraz University Medical College
69. Amir Hossein Tavakoli; International University of Ghazvin, Electrical Engineering
70. Anoush Nokhoudberiz; Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Political Science

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