Starred student

Starred student دانشجوی ستاره دار is a common name for a list of Iranian higher education students who are charged with a religious or political conviction. These students are registered in university under specific circumstance or not at all as punishment.[1][2][3] Student Affairs Organization and Ministry of Science and Research denied existence of such lists.[4][5][6]


  1. ^ "Fearing Punishment, Iran's Students Turn Away From Politics". Retrieved 2022-05-21.
  2. ^ "Iranian student-outlaws seek new life under Rouhani". Retrieved 2022-05-21.
  3. ^ "Starred Students Say 'We Exist'". Retrieved 2022-05-21.
  4. ^ "دانشجوی ستاره‌دار نداریم/پاسخگوی مطالبات دانشجویان هستیم". مشرق نیوز (in Persian). 2022-05-20. Retrieved 2022-05-21.
  5. ^ "تحصن دو دانشجوی ستاره دار در اعتراض به وزیر علوم". رادیو فردا (in Persian). Retrieved 2022-05-21.
  6. ^ Fassihi, Farnaz (2010-01-01). "Regime Wages a Quiet War on 'Star Students' of Iran". Wall Street Journal. ISSN 0099-9660. Retrieved 2022-05-21.

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