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Canadian professor happy to be home after 'bitter seven months' in Iran prison

Homa Hoodfar, the Canadian-Iranian professor detained in June after visiting relatives, was greeted by friends and family in Montreal A retired professor who was released from an Iranian prison this week has said it was wonderful to be home after a “bitter seven months” in detention that left her weak and tired. Related: Canadian-Iranian professor arrested in Tehran by Revolutionary Guards Continue reading.
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