Iranian-American Academic Arrested in Tehran

July 13, 2009

Iranian authorities have arrested Kian Tajbakhsh, an Iranian-American social scientist, although the nature of the charges is unclear, the Associated Press reported. His family members have no information on where he was taken. Tajbakhsh was arrested in 2007 and released after four months in prison. This Web site, prepared by supporters in 2007, details his work as a scholar.

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