Iranian-Canadian Environmentalist Found Dead in Tehran Jail

HeadlineFeb 12, 2018

In more news on Iran, the family of a prominent Iranian-Canadian environmentalist and professor is demanding an independent autopsy after he was found dead in a prison in Tehran. Kavous Seyed Emami was one of the founders of the Persian Wildlife Heritage Foundation. He’d been arrested along with other environmental activists in late January. Iranian authorities say he committed suicide.

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