Iran has imprisoned a consultant for George Soros’s Open Society Institute programs. Kian Tajbaksh becomes the fourth dual U.S.-Iranian national to be incarcerated, detained or put under house arrest in recent weeks.Tajbakhsh was picked up around May 11.
Tajbakhshhas worked with the Open Society Institute in Iran since 2004 and also has done work for the World Bank in Iran. Tajbakhsh worked on health and urban policy issues, most recently on AIDS prevention and drug addiction in Iran.His Web site says he taught urban policy and politics at the New School for Social Research from 1994 to 2001.
We would like to request our readers to join us in calling for an immediate release of Kian Tajbaksh.