Everyone was gathered in the auditorium, crying and weeping. They [security forces] had sprayed into the face of Professor Fatemeh Shojaii, for trying to save one of the students who was being beaten. Professors Moshafegh, Nouri, Ghorbanzadeh, and … had all been beaten badly. Professor Vaez Alaie was weeping so hard in the auditorium. Professors and students were going up and talking for a bit, one by one. Professor Tavakoli went up first. In between his talk, one of the students shouted: “professor! don’t speak”. We were all surprised. Then the student continued: “we can’t bear to lose you too…”Read more.
The entire auditorium was swept with tears.
Professor Ejtehadi came to speak with a very tearful face. He told the story of how when he was accepted into Sharif University’s phd program, Ali Mohammad was defending his thesis. He said that Ali Mohammad was a role model for them all, since he’d been the first one to graduate. He said that they saw him as their future. And then he stopped … and continued: “who knows? he may still be our future.” [we too may be killed]
From earlier in the week, see Neo-Resistance: Iran’s slain physicist WAS NOT a nuclear scientist. He was just a Green professor who supported Mousavi.
The New York Times news blog, The Lede: Students say professor was government critic.
Tehran Bureau: Who murdered Prof. Ali-Mohammadi?