British academic jailed in Iran escapes to UK
Jailed British-Iranian academic sentenced to nine years in prison escaped Iran to the UK while he was awaiting a court appearance.
Anthropologist Kameel Ahmady fled across the Iranian border. Mr Ahmady is now back in Britain and today he breaks his cover.
See his interview here:
He faced multiple allegations and was sentenced in December for “working for a hostile government.” He tells Channel 4 News about his 100 days in solitary confinement, why he “made a decision and escaped” and why he decided to return to Britain.
(By Darius Bazargan)
Read Kameel Ahmady’s statement on his detention and escape here:
News Link : Channel 4