Stephen Drill, Herald Sun
It was 2am when the guards came in. Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert had been in solitary confinement in Evin Prison, on the outskirts of Tehran, for almost two years. She was on track to become the prison’s record holder for time spent in unit 2a, which is controlled by the hard line, ruthless Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp. It was a rough early morning wake-up call in late July. She was being moved, but where? And why? She still has eight years to run on her decade-long prison sentence for “spying” charges, which she strongly denies. The case, heard in secret, was conducted in Farsi. Read more.