A group of students of the Medical Sciences University of Shushtar staged a sit-in protest in front of the university president’s office, on Monday, February 26, 2018.
They are dissatisfied with the universities food, transportation and other services and the dormitory conditions. Girl students were active in this protest.
At the same time, a group of teachers working on temporary contracts in Andimeshk refused to go to class. Monday marked a week of strike by these teachers who have announced that they will not teach any classes until their demands are met.
Five months into the academic year, the teachers of Andimeshk have not been officially informed of the hours that they must teach.
Shushtar and Andimeshk are both located in the oil-rich province of Khuzistan, in southwestern Iran.