26/02/2020 admin

PODCAST: Why is an Australian academic locked up in Iran’s most notorious prison?

Ben Doherty, The Guardian
After being charged with espionage in 2018 and undergoing a secretive trial, University of Melbourne lecturer Dr Kylie Moore-Gilbert is serving a 10-year jail sentence in Iran. She claims the conditions she’s being held in are tantamount to torture. In this episode of Full Story, reporter Ben Doherty explains how she got there, and the complex history of Iran’s political prisoners