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Policy Watch: Haleh Esfandiari's plight

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dc.contributor.author Katz, Mark N.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-08-30T20:53:50Z
dc.date.available 2010-08-30T20:53:50Z
dc.date.issued 2007-05-11
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/1920/5940
dc.description © 2007 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Deposited with permission from UPI.com. en_US
dc.description.abstract An Iranian-American scholar who directs the Middle East Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington was jailed in Tehran earlier this week. Haleh Esfandiari had gone to Iran late last year to visit her elderly mother and was on her way to Tehran airport to return home on Dec. 30 when she was robbed of her American and Iranian passports. She was then held under what amounted to house arrest and subjected to repeated interrogation about her activities at the Wilson Center. There was hope that the Iranian authorities would allow her to leave, but on May 8 she was sent to Tehran's infamous Evin Prison.

dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher UPI.com (United Press International, Inc.) en_US
dc.subject International Affairs en_US
dc.subject Esfandiari, Haleh en_US
dc.subject Iran en_US
dc.title Policy Watch: Haleh Esfandiari's plight en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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