Graduate School dean appeals for release of Xiyue Wang on 3-year anniversary of his detention in Iran

On Aug. 7, 2016, authorities in Iran detained Princeton history graduate student Xiyue Wang in Tehran, where he remains held in Evin prison. Sarah-Jane Leslie, dean of the Graduate School, issued the following statement Aug. 7, 2019, appealing for Wang’s immediate release. (Media coverage from Bloomberg, The New York Times and CNN.)