Iranian students complain of discrimination overseas
Sanctions blamed as bank accounts frozen, student loans denied and university applications rejected
As US and EU sanctions aimed at Iran's nuclear programme continue to escalate, an increasing number of Iranians studying abroad are finding themselves in the firing line. Bank accounts have been frozen, student loans denied and university applications rejected.
Until recently, Yasamin studied electrical engineering in Leeds. She was accepted into a PhD programme, but with the sharp drop in the value of the rial her family could no longer afford to support her, she said. Yasamin's hopes of
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