Iran on Edge
|Golnaz Esfandiari||June 4th 2012|
Mehr also says that Afghans can apply only at universities that are not located in areas where they have been banned from living. The "prohibited areas" where Afghans are not allowed to reside, according to Mehr's list, include a dozen provinces and a number of cities in different parts of Iran.
Recent limitations on Afghans living in Iran have angered some Iranians who have protested mainly on social media.
Golnaz Esfandiari writes for Radio Free Europe, from where this article is adapted.