Iranian schoolgirls

Iran: Cabinet reshuffle after education minister resigns

Issue 1167 - 18 Apr 2023 | 1 minute read

Iran’s education minister Yousef Nouri resigned and was replaced by Farhangian University president Reza Moradsahraei. Iranian media reports linked the move to an outcry over delayed salary payments to teachers, but it also comes amid a wave of alleged poisonings of schoolgirls around the country and ongoing protests against the country’s strict dress code.

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