Imprisoned Iran medics win prize for HIV work
17-Jun-2011 (one comment)

Two Iranian doctors imprisoned for allegedly plotting to overthrow the government have been awarded a global health prize.

Kamiar and Arash Alaei were arrested in June 2008 and accused of communicating with the US to unseat the regime of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

One of the two brothers, released earlier this year, was able to accept the award in Washington.

Kamiar Alaeia, 37, said they had never been involved in politics.

He told the BBC World Service that a project they began in a small clinic was so successful it was replicated nationwide and in the neighbouring countries of Afghanistan and Tajikistan.

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A regime which boasts

by Simorgh5555 on

A regime which boasts sending monkeys into Spain while its greatest minds are lingering in prison.
Its a shame that the Alaeia brothers did not come up with a cure to treat the greatest plague on the planet: The Islamic Republic.
The Islamic Republic is AIDS, herpes amd cancer all rolled into one and has taken more lives than AIDS has Africa. Thats ovet 20 million people and the IR disease kills 8 per hour.
I suggest a three stage program of my own to combat this terrible disease called the IR: sanctions, airstrikes and target assassinations. Its all in the name of science and for the benefit of mankind!