Nizar Zakka speaks during the Internet Freedom and Economic Growth panel at the LOGIN 2015 technology conference, May 8, 2015 in Vilnius, Lithuania. (YouTube video still)
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Iran's judiciary has referred the case of a detained Lebanese citizen and three dual national Iranians to court, the Tasnim news agency quoted a senior judiciary official as saying Monday.Dubai-based businessman Siamak Namazi, a dual U.S.-Iranian citizen, was detained by the IRGC last October while in Iran visiting his family.She had traveled to Iran in February for personal reasons, but had also been continuing her academic research while in the country, her family said.The Iranian judiciary has not commented on their cases or made the charges against them public. In January, Iran released four Iranian-American dual nationals and an American in a prisoner swap negotiated between the United States and Iran coinciding with the implementation of a landmark nuclear deal with six major powers in 2015 aimed at curbing Tehran's nuclear program in return for the lifting of economic sanctions.
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