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Statement on the Arrest of Ayatollah Mohammad Taqi Khalaji in Iran

Mehdi Khalaji

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January 14, 2010

Institute senior fellow Mehdi Khalaji made a public statement on January 14, 2010, regarding the January 12 arrest of his father, Ayatollah Mohammad Taqi Khalaji, by agents of Iran's Ministry of Intelligence.

The Washington Institute requests all governments, international agencies, and nongovernmental organizations with access in Tehran to take up the case of Ayatollah Khalaji with all the powers at their disposal. Read more about the arrest of Ayatollah Khalaji, as well as Iranian state harassment of the Khalaji family.

Watch Mehdi Khalaji's Statement