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VUB professor Ahmadreza Djalali could be sentenced to death in Iran

UPDATE: Ahmadreza Djalali is a professor who was arrested and has been threatened with the death penalty for suspected espionage in Iran. He teaches at the European Master in Disaster Medicine (EMDM) in Italy, a joint master by the Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale and the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. A petition has been started against the possible execution.

The 45-year-old Djalali was arrested in April 2016 in Iran, while he was visiting his family. He spent no less than seven months in isolation, without ever getting a trial or seeing a lawyer.

‘Since Wednesday some bad news has come to light’, says De Morgen. ‘Djalali told his sister he has been forced to sign a confession, for which he will receive the death penalty. The Iranian governement is calling it a matter of national security. They blame him for collabaration with scientist from foreign, enemy states.

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