Published: 08-02-2018 12:47 | Updated: 08-02-2018 16:41

Letter to the Embassy of Iran regarding Ahmadreza Djalali

Amnesty International’s Swedish section, Karolinska Institutet and The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences have sent a letter to the Iranian Ambassador, asking for a meeting to discuss the physician and researcher Ahmadreza Djalali.

Ahmadreza DjalaliAhmadreza Djalali was sentenced to death in October 2017 for alleged espionage on behalf of the Israeli government. Although Djalali is an Iranian citizen, he has a permanent residence permit in Sweden and was previously a researcher in disaster medicine at Karolinska Institutet, where he also defended his thesis in 2012.

Read the letter to the Embassy of Islamic Republic of Iran.