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Confederation of Iranian Students — National Union (Persian : کنفدراسیون جهانی محصلین و دانشجویان ایرانی – اتحادیه ملی; Konfederāsīūn-e jahānī-e moḥaṣṣelīn wa dānešjūyān-e īrānī etteḥādīya-ye mellī, simply known as the confederation) was an international non-governmental organization purposed as the students' union of Iranians studying abroad active during the 1960s and 1970s. [1] It was more active in Germany, France, England and the United States, among other countries. [1] The Confederation was a politically autonomous organization, made up by sympathizers of different Iranian opposition groups to Shah. [1]

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  1. 1 2 3 Matin-Asgari, Afshin (December 15, 1992). "CONFEDERATION OF IRANIAN STUDENTS, NATIONAL UNION". In Yarshater, Ehsan. Encyclopædia Iranica . 2. VI. New York City: Bibliotheca Persica Press. pp. 122–125. Retrieved October 28, 2011.