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Kylie Moore-Gilbert: Australian-British academic imprisoned in Iran
Kylie Moore-Gilbert is an Australian-British academic and expert on Islamic studies. She is a lecturer in Islamic studies at the University of Melbourne's Asia Institute and has carried out research into revolutions in the Middle East, in particular Bahraini politics and protests. From September 2018 to November 2020, she was imprisoned in Iran under a charge of espionage. Moore-Gilbert denies the charges the Iranian government made against her, and no evidence about her alleged crimes has ever been made public. The Australian government has rejected the charges as "baseless and politically motivated".

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Iran detained prisoner due to Israeli partner: report [Video]

Iran detained prisoner due to Israeli partner: report

Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a recently freed British-Australian prisoner in Iran, had been detained after authorities there found her partner was an Israeli citizen. Gloria Tso reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:12Published
Academic freed by Iran thanks supporters [Video]

Academic freed by Iran thanks supporters

[NFA] A British-Australian academic on Thursday thanked her supporters and diplomatic efforts to secure her freedom after she was released from jail in Iran following more than two years of..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:23Published

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