Morad Tahbaz’s daughter calls on US, UK to do everything they can to free her father from Iran
On the fifth anniversary of her father’s arrest, the daughter of a man wrongfully detained in Iran is calling on the governments of the United States and United Kingdom to do whatever they can to bring him home.
Tara Tahbaz described her father, Morad Tahbaz, as “one of the most amazing people I’ve ever met – one of the kindest, most generous people.”
“We really, really miss him. We’re trying to do everything possible to get him home to us,” she said Tuesday, telling CNN that the anniversary of his arrest is “definitely a very difficult day.”
Morad Tahbaz, who is a US, UK and Iranian citizen, was arrested in January 2018 on charges of espionage while on a trip to Iran. Prior to his arrest, both he and his wife had been blocked by an exit ban from leaving the country. In November 2019, he was sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Tara Tahbaz told CNN that her family is “continuing to beg President (Joe) Biden and Prime Minister (Rishi) Sunak to continue to work together to urgently bring him home and use all the tools that are available…
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