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February 26, 2012 11:20 am

Iranian Student Arrested After Sewing Lips Shut In Protest (VIDEO)

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The protestor Dariush Jalali. Photo: screenshot/YNet.

YNet – Dariush Jalali, a student at Yasuj University in southwest Iran, has reportedly been arrested after he had sewn his lips shut to protest the pressure he had been facing over his political activism, Ynet reported Sunday.

According to reports, Jalali had sewn his lips together over the weekend and chained himself to a metal railing outside his university.

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