Published: 27-04-2023 14:55 | Updated: 27-04-2023 14:56
Open letter to the Swedish government regarding Ahmadreza Djalali
On April 26 it has been seven years since Ahmadreza Djalali, a Swedish citizen who received his PhD in disaster medicine at Karolinska Institutet, was arrested during a visit in Iran. Karolinska Institutet and The Human Rights Committee of Sweden’s Scientific and Literary Academies now urge in an open letter to Sweden’s prime minister, foreign minister and education minister to try all means possible to ensure the release of Djalali.
The letter has been signed by KI’s President Annika Östman Wernerson and Peter Pagin, chairperson of The Human Rights Committee of Sweden’s Scientific and Literary Academies, and is published in Swedish its entirety on our Swedish news site.