Iran's judiciary confirms arrest of French-Iranian academic

AFP , Tuesday 16 Jul 2019

Iran's judiciary confirmed Tuesday the arrest of French-Iranian academic Fariba Adelkhah, after the French foreign ministry said she had been detained and denied contact with consular staff.

"She is among suspects that have been recently arrested... now is not an appropriate time to give more information on this case," judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili told reporters, without specifying the accusations against her.


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