Iran confirms death sentence for scientist from Belgium 

Iran confirms death sentence for scientist from Belgium 


Iran's Supreme Court has confirmed that it is upholding the death sentence against an Iranian-Swedish professor connected to the Free University of Brussels (VUB).

Iranian authorities detained Ahmadreza Djalali, a scientist at the Research Center in Emergency and Disaster Medicine (CRIMEDIN) run by the University of Eastern Piedmont in Novara, Italy, and the Free University Brussels (VUB), during a visit in April.

Djalali has been charged espionage and 'enmity with God' -- a crime which in...


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