Three Australian Women Arrested In Iran In Separate Incidents - Reports
Faizan Hashmi 5 days ago Wed 11th September 2019 | 09:10 AM
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 11th September, 2019) Three women, two of which are Australian nationals, while the other possesses dual Iranian-Australian citizenship, were arrested in Tehran, media reported.
Meanwhile, last December, another woman, the Iranian-Australian dual citizen and Melbourne University academic, Meimanat Hosseini-Chavoshi, was arrested while attempting to leave Iran, the media said.
The SMH noted that the Australian Foreign Ministry confirmed arrest of the three women and said that consular assistance was provided to the families of the detainees.