Kylie Moore-Gilbert Released From Iranian Prison In Prisoner Swap Deal

Australian academic Dr. Kylie Moore-Gilbert has been released from prison in Iran in exchange for three Iranian prisoners that were being held here in Australia.

Despite spending the last 2 years and 3 months behind bars, for what the Australian government claimed were “baseless and politically motivated” charges, the early career academic expressed nothing but good will toward the nation of Iran:

“I have nothing but respect, love and admiration for the great nation of Iran and its warm-hearted, generous and brave people,” Dr Moore-Gilbert said.

“It is with bittersweet feelings that I depart your country, despite the injustices which I have been subjected to.”

“I came to Iran as a friend and with friendly intentions, and depart Iran with those sentiments not only still intact, but strengthened.”

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