15/01/2020 admin

Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert begs Scott Morrison to help get her out of Iranian jail

Ben Doherty and Saba Vasefi, The Guardian
The imprisoned British-Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert has begged the Australian prime minister to secure her release from an Iranian jail, as human rights groups urge foreign governments to take a stronger line with Tehran. A Cambridge-educated academic specialising in Middle East politics, Moore-Gilbert has been imprisoned in Tehran’s notorious Evin prison since September 2018, after she was arrested at Tehran airport while trying to leave the country after attending an academic conference. Read more.