14/09/2020 admin

Kylie Moore-Gilbert’s friends won’t give up hope as vigil marks two years since her arrest in Iran

Maani Truu, SBS
Friends and colleagues of Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert have held a vigil in Sydney to mark the two-year anniversary of her detention. The Islamic studies scholar was arrested at Tehran airport on 13 September, 2018, after speaking at a conference in Qom. She was later charged with espionage offences and in July was moved to the notorious Qarchak prison, known as one of the worst women’s prisons in the world and believed to be the site of extrajudicial killings. Read more.