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Iranian Forces, Protesters Clash
Security forces and militiamen clashed with thousands of protesters shouting "death to the dictator" outside Tehran University on Monday, beating them with batons and firing tear gas on a day of nationwide student demonstrations.
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Iran Protests

Monday, Dec. 7, 2009: This photo, taken by an individual not employed by the Associated Press and obtained by the AP outside Iran shows pro-reform Iranian students, marching during their protest at the Tehran University campus in Tehran, Iran. Security forces and pro-government militiamen clashed with protesters shouting "death to the dictator" outside the university, beating men and women with batons and firing tear gas on a day of nationwide student demonstrations, witnesses said.

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Iran Protests

Monday, Dec. 7, 2009: This photo, taken by an individual not employed by the Associated Press and obtained by the AP outside Iran shows pro-reform Iranian students surrounding hard-line students, center face to camera, during their demonstrations at Tehran University in Iran. Some 2,000 Basiji students were brought into Tehran early Monday ostensively to hold a celebration for the Shiite holiday, but such hard-line students are often used to crush pro-reform rallies on campus. 

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Iran Protests

Monday, Dec. 7, 2009: This photo taken by an individual not employed by the Associated Press and obtained by the AP outside Iran shows pro-reform Iranian students and hard-line students scuffling during their demonstrations, at the Tehran University campus in Tehran, Iran. Pro-reform campus groups have called for students across the country to turn out Monday for massive rallies at universities against Iran's clerical leadership--marking the first major protest in more than a month.

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Iran Protests

Monday, Dec. 7, 2009: In this photo taken by an individual not employed by the Associated Press and obtained by the AP outside Iran displays a pro-reform Iranian student beaten by hard-liners during their demonstrations at the Tehran University campus in Tehran, Iran. 

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Iran Protests

Monday, Dec. 7, 2009: This photo taken by an individual not employed by the Associated Press and obtained by the AP outside Iran shows pro-government female Iranian students chanting slogans as they hold posters of the late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, and supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, during their demonstration, at Tehran University campus in Tehran, Iran. 

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Iran Protests

Monday, Dec. 7, 2009: This photo, taken by an individual not employed by the Associated Press and obtained by the AP outside Iran shows an anti-government Iranian female sutdent holding a banner that reads: "death to the dictator" during a protest at Tehran University where potential violence inside the campus was high.

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Iranian Forces, Protesters Clash

Security forces and militiamen clashed with thousands of protesters shouting "death to the dictator" outside Tehran University on Monday, beating them with batons and firing tear gas on a day of nationwide student demonstrations.

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