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Grad student imprisoned in Iran

A 28-year-old communications grad student working on her master’s degree thesis in Iran about the country’s women’s rights movement was arrested by Iranian police and detained without bail last week.

Iranian-American grad student faces difficulties returning to U.S.

Though Iranian officials announced that grad student Esha Momeni would be allowed to return to the United States after being released from a nearly a month in jail on bail, close friends disputed this report and said the student has not been permitted to leave Iran.

Grad student released from prison in Iran

Communications grad student Esha Momeni was released by the Iranian government Monday after spending nearly a month in jail.

Communications grad student still unable to leave Iran

CSUN communications grad student Esha Momeni, who was arrested and jailed in Iran in mid-October of last year, is still unable to leave the Middle Eastern country after a travel ban against her was renewed.

A night of music and performance in support of Esha

Lit mostly by white candles over 150 people assembled in a church and despite being brought together by oppression and struggle the energy remained positive and welcoming.

Graduate student Esha Momeni first to receive Academic Freedom Award

The arrest and imprisonment of Iranian-American graduate student Esha Momeni received national attention last semester when she was jailed while working on her thesis project in Iran.