TEHRAN – Iran has the 81-year-old Baquer Namazi is returned to the cell. The Iranian American, former employee of the United Nations, it was in 2016 and sentenced to a term of imprisonment of 10 years for espionage and cooperation with the United States. He was temporarily free to a medical treatment.
The decision Namazi again behind bars, against the advice of the medical inspector of the government, according to his lawyer Jared Genser “to compare with a death sentence.” Namazi last year, four times in a hospital. He underwent a heart surgery.
UN secretary-general António Guterres has with the Iranian president Hassan Rohani called for the release of Baquer Namazi. Also his son Siamak, a businessman with dual citizenship, is stuck in Iran.