Tech Iranian students raise awareness of country's plight

Thousands of miles away, Mehdi Rafiee's friends and family are engaged in the most daring political uprising to take root in his country in his lifetime.

The Texas Tech doctoral student watches from Lubbock, wishing he could be at their side in the streets of Iran.

He did what he could on Tuesday, joining about a dozen other Iranian students and their supporters for a rally in the heart of Tech's campus.

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