ROME, 14 JAN – Amnesty International Italia returns to reiterate its request to release Ahmadreza Djalali, the Iranian-Swedish doctor sentenced to death in Iran, on his 50th birthday. “For Ahmadreza Djalali it is a dramatic birthday in prison A birthday among the worst imaginable. With a noose that keeps him macabre company since 21 October 2017, the day of the death sentence issued by an Iranian court “, Riccardo Noury, spokesman for Amnesty International Italia, stated in a note, specifying that” today, 14 January 2022, Ahmadreza Djalali spends her 50th birthday locked in a tiny cell, infested with insects, away from his wife and two children who live in Stockholm ”. Noury recalls that “Djalali, a scientist born in Iran but residing in Sweden, was arrested in April 2016 while he was in his country of origin for work reasons and accused of having spied on Israel’s behalf” and that “in no evidence has ever been presented “. “In a letter written from prison, in August 2017, he accused the Iranian authorities of wanting to avenge himself for his refusal to collaborate in collecting confidential information – continues the note -. Amnesty International Italia and the University of Eastern Piedmont, where Djalali spent a long period of research, continue to ask for the release of a passionate man of science “. (HANDLE).