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NPC Newsmaker: Xiyue Wang's Wife Marks Third Anniversary of His Imprisonment in Iran

NPC Newsmaker: Xiyue Wang's Wife Marks Third Anniversary of His Imprisonment in Iran

August 8, 2019 10:00 AM

Location: Bloomberg Room

This event is open only to members of The National Press Club and credentialed press.

The Case of Xiyue WangMarking the third anniversary of Princeton University graduate student Xiyue Wang’s false imprisonment in Iran, his wife Hua Qu will deliver remarks about the status of his case in a National Press Club Newsmaker event Thursday, Aug. 8 at 10 a.m. in the Club’s Bloomberg Room.

In August 2016, Xiyue had been conducting research for his doctoral thesis in Tehran when he was wrongfully arrested, charged and convicted of espionage and sentenced 10 years in prison by Iranian authorities. A naturalized American citizen, Wang has not seen his wife or six-year-old son in three years. He is being unjustly held amid the nearly 40-year-old political battle between the United States and Iran.

This news conference is open to credentialed media and members of the National Press Club, however registration is required.

For More Information On This Event, Contact:

Lindsay Underwood
(202) 662-7561
lunderwood@press.org

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