Haleh Esfandiari

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1940 –

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Who is Haleh Esfandiari?

Haleh Esfandiari is an Iranian-American academic and the Director of the Middle East Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. Her areas of expertise include Middle Eastern women's issues, contemporary Iranian intellectual currents and politics, and democratic developments in the Middle East. She was detained in solitary confinement at Evin Prison in Tehran, Iran from May 8 to August 21, 2007, more than 110 days.

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Born
Mar 3, 1940
Religion
  • Islam
Nationality
  • United States of America
  • Iran
Education
  • University of Vienna

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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