Only two days after the Iranian government announced that Kavous Seyed Emami, the 63 year-old Iranian-Canadian managing director of wildlife protection institute in Tehran “committed suicide” under custody, Iranian environmental community was hit with another shocking news.
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Dr. Kaveh Madani, current Deputy Head of Iran’s Department of Environment is among the environmentalists arrested for what was described as “supplying foreigners with information”. (via Twitter)