Iranian academics demand answers over death of jailed activist

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President Hassan Rouhani urged to investigate alleged suicide of Kavous Seyed Emami

Leading academics in Iran have written to the country’s president, Hassan Rouhani, to demand answers after a renowned environmentalist allegedly killed himself in prison.

The family of Kavous Seyed Emami, 63, a professor at Imam Sadegh University and founder of the Persian Wildlife Heritage Foundation, was told on Saturday that he had killed himself in prison two weeks after his arrest.

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