From September 2018 to November 2020, Dr Kylie Moore Gilbert was imprisoned in Iran on spying charges.
Kylie is a British-Australian academic and was convicted and imprisoned in Iran for spying. She said she had suicidal thought while in isolated detention.
In September 2018, Dr kylie Moore Gilbert was sentenced to ten years on charges of espionage. However, she was released in trade for 3 Iranians being held overseas.
She had boldly denied the charges put on her and maintained her innocence.
Her 804 days behind bars included seven months in solitary detention. There, she went on hunger strikes and was interrogated and even beaten by the guards.
In n interview, she shared her story of survival in those 804 days. She said that the solitary detention room is designed to break you.
It is a psychological torture, and one goes haywire. It is that corrupting she revealed.
Kylie added that she felt like if she had to endure another day of this, and if it were possible, she would have killed herself. But of course, she never tried and took that step.
What happened with Kylie in 2018?
In September 2018, Dr Kylie Moore Gilbert had checked into her flight home to Australia. It was then when the Iranian Revolutionary Guard arrested her.
Dr Kylie was held in Evin Prison in Tehran, Iran, the same jail as British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari Ratcliffe.
The release of Dr Gilbert’s showed that there could be a light at the end of the tunnel. For Mrs Zaghari Ratcliffe’s release as well as said by her husband, Richard Ratcliffe.
The Iranian authorities released Mrs Nazanin Zaghari Ratcliffe on the 7th of March. But she is scheduled to face a another set of charges on the 14th of March this year.
In April 2016, the 43-yar old was detained at Tehran airport while taking her infant child to see her parents.
Later, Nazanin was jailed over allegations of planning to overthrow Iran’s government, which she refuses.