Category: Iran

23rd Mar 2020

US critical of prisoner exchange between France and Iran

  The Trump administration has criticised the ‘unilateral’ decision of French authorities to release Iranian citizen Jalal Rohollahnejad, who is the subject of a US extradition request, in an apparent prisoner exchange with Iran. A French court had in May 2019 approved Mr Rohollahnejad’s extradition to the US. Mr Rohollahnejad is wanted to stand trial […]

6th Oct 2019

Australia refuses US extradition request for Iranian academic

Australia has refused the US request to order the extradition of an Iranian national accused of selling US equipment to Iran in violation of sanctions. Reza Dehbashi Kivi, a doctoral student at the University of Queensland, was arrested in September 2018 on suspicion of exporting American-made military equipment to Iran. The US sought his extradition […]

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