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Zibakalam summoned for interrogation for criticizing Iran’s nuclear program

Thursday, 6 February 2014

Tehran University Professor Sadegh Zibakalam, one of Iran’s leading political scientists and a prominent analyst in international media, has been summoned for interrogation over remarks criticizing Iran’s nuclear program. He was later released on $2000 bail. Zibakalm said that “Two days ago, I was summoned by the Revolution prosecutor of the Culture and Media Court.” Zibakalam added that he had been accused of disseminating lies, forging and propagating against the system and falsely accusing the judiciary and judges. Zibakalam said that his recent open letter to Hussein Shariatmadari, a representative of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (in Keyhan newspaper), was the reason for the legal action against. Related: In letter to Kayhan editor, Sadegh Ziba Kalam asks “How did the nuclear program help Iran’s economy advance and prospimage018er? -


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  • Published: 2 years ago on Thursday, 6 February 2014
  • By: Iran Daily Brief
  • Last Modified: February 6, 2014 @ 2:59 pm
  • Filed Under: Human Rights
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    • https://twitter.com/Tavaana/statuses/431124183003566080; https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10152199822309767; https://twitter.com/sadeghZibakalam; http://www.mehrnews.com/detail/News/2230106

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