Outside organization hosts demonstration calling for removal of Mousavian

April 30, 2024 1 min read

Olivia Sanchez
Daily Princetonian

Excerpt: On Friday, April 26 at 12:30 p.m., the Alliance Against Islamic Regime of Iran Apologists (AAIRIA) hosted a demonstration on Nassau Street outside of FitzRandolph Gate to call for the removal of Princeton University research fellow Seyed Hossein Mousavian due to his former involvement in Iranian government in the 1990s and early 2000s. While AAIRIA only has nine members listed on their website, about 40 people gathered to demand that Mousavian be fired.

Mousavian faced controversy in Nov. 2023 following the beginning of an investigation by the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. The investigation followed allegations that Mousavian was using his role at the University to advance Iranian interests.

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