Family says Canadian-Iranian professor detained in Iran

June 9, 2016 7:29 AM

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – The family of a retired Canadian-Iranian professor who studies women's issues across the Middle East says she has been detained in Iran without charges.

The niece of Homa Hoodfar says the professor reported to Evin prison on Monday for questioning and has been held incommunicado by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard since then.

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