Daryoush Rezayeenejad

Iran to UN: Israel behind scientist's murder

Iranian senior official demands UN's Human Rights Council investigate Daryoush Rezayeenejad's assassination

Iran has submitted a letter to the UN's Human Rights Council demanding an investigation into the assassination of Daryoush Rezayeenejad last week.


Javad Larijani, the secretary general of Iran's High Council of Human Rights, accused Israel and the West of assassinating an electrical engineering graduate student.



"The UN Security Council issues a resolution and makes a list of our scientists, then some terrorists who receive money from the CIA and the Mossad kill them. This is a very clear game and strong action should be taken about it," he said.

Rezayeenejad with his daughter  


"Mr. Rezayeenejad's assassination shows that there is quite a hostile policy against our nation, in which the Zionists and the United States and some European governments are fully engaged."


Larijani described Rezayeenejad as an elite member of the science community and mentioned nuclear scientists who were murdered in the past two years.


Earlier this week, the Fars news agency said the victim the attack was Darioush Rezaeinejad, a university student in Tehran and not Iranian physicist Darioush Rezaei as initially reported.  


Iran's Intelligence Minister Heydar Moslehi Thursday that Iran has yet to find evidence indicating that foreign intelligence agencies were behind the assassination.



פרסום ראשון: 07.28.11, 15:33
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