Iran

Overcoming oppression

The belief that oppression and poverty are the root causes of violence often becomes the centre of discussions on religious extremism.Continue...

Kingston protestors push for Canadian sanctions against Iranian regime

Outside City Hall, demonstrators linked arms in solidarity with anti-government Iranian protestors on Oct. 29.Continue...

‘I want the air of freedom […] to go to Iran’: Kingston rallies for Mahsa Amini

A group of over 100 students, community members, and Kingston residents gathered outside Stauffer Library to rally in support of Mahsa Amini on Friday.Continue...

Iranian Student Memorial Scholarship Fund sees almost $10,000 in donations

Nearly $10,000 has been raised in donations for the Iranian Student Memorial Scholarship Fund.

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Protesters gather for second time in a week to demand accountability for Iran plane crash

For the second time in a week, protestors gathered on the corner of University and Union to stand in solidarity with Iranian community members.

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Queen’s launches memorial fund for Iran plane crash victims

A week after third-year biotechnology student Amir Moradi was killed on board Ukraine flight PS752, the University announced that it is setting up a memorial fund for Iranian students in financial need.

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Amir Moradi, beloved by peers, planned to attend medical school

He was a third-year biotechnology student who developed apps in his spare time and planned to attend medical school after his undergraduate degree. His friends and housemates describe a person who would stop at nothing to help someone in need.Continue...

More than 300 mourn loss of Ukraine flight victims at vigil

Members of the Queen’s community gathered in the JDUC on Jan. 10 to mourn the loss of those killed on board Ukraine International Flight PS752 last week, including undergraduate Arts and Science student, Amir Moradi .Continue...

Students, faculty, rally against US escalation with Iran

A group of 50 protesters gathered at the intersection of University Ave. and Union St. on Thursday to denounce the escalating conflict between the United States and Iran.

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Queen’s student killed in Tehran plane crash identified as Amir Moradi

Reversing a Wednesday statement, the University confirmed the death of undergraduate Queen's student Amir Moradi, who was on board the flight that killed 176 people in Iran Wednesday morning.Continue...

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