Melbourne University Kylie Moore Gilbert. Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a specialist in Middle East politics at the University of Melbourne, is one of three Austrailian citizens detained in Iran. Ms Moore-Gilbert, who studied at All Saints College in Bathurst, Melbourne University and England's Cambridge University, has not been able to see her family.
Currently imprisoned in Iran for ten years under a charge of espionage. Dr Kylie Moore-Gilbert has reportedly been held there for a year in solitary confinement, according to a London-based Persian language television outlet, Manoto TV. Melbourne academic Dr Kylie Moore-Gilbert has been identified as the woman detained in Iran with a Perth couple.
Kylie Moore-Gilbert, who has denied charges of espionage, is now in a facility where many have been infected with the coronavirus, rights activists say.
Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a Middle East expert from the University of Melbourne, has now been held by the Iranian government for almost two years.
Dr Kylie Moore-Gilbert is a Melbourne Early Career Academic Fellow and Lecturer in Islamic Studies at the Asia Institute. The Government has said it is doing "everything we can" to bring the Melbourne University. Kylie specialises in Middle Eastern politics, with a particular focus on the Arab Gulf states.