Iran claims Kylie Moore-Gilbert and her Israeli husband are SPIES and are posting videos of them, including intimate wedding pictures – after being freed from two-year hellhole prison rehearsal
- Kylie Moore-Gilbert was released from Iranian prison last week after two years
- Online videos claim the Australian academic and her husband are spies
- Dr. Moore-Gilbert and the Australian government vehemently deny allegations of espionage
Kylie Moore-Gilbert's first days of freedom have been tarnished by the release of propaganda videos containing intimate wedding pictures claiming she was a spy for Israel.
The Australian-British academic was released last week after spending more than two years in Iran on charges of espionage, which she and the Australian government vehemently deny.
The propaganda videos, compiled by a group claiming to be Iranian-American lawyers, were used after Dr. Moore-Gilbert shared.
There are selfies of the academic with her Israeli husband Ruslan Hodorov and pictures of the couple at the altar on their wedding day in 2017.
The Iranian regime has also claimed that he is an Israeli spy.
Kylie Moore-Gilbert's first days of freedom have been tarnished by the release of propaganda videos containing intimate wedding pictures claiming she was a spy
The video contained pictures of Dr. Moore-Gilbert's wedding in 2017 (pictured) to her Israeli husband Ruslan Hodorov
Dr. Moore-Gilbert can be seen in the videos during her travels prior to her arrest, and there are photos of her in army greens that the video says were from an Israeli training camp in Haifa, The Daily Telegraph reported.
"After she was recruited by the Israeli espionage services, she managed to get admitted to the University of Cambridge in England," read one of the videos on Farsi.
"She is also a UK citizen."
According to the videos, Dr. Moore-Gilbert's husband asylum seekers in Israel in the 1990s.
He was also an officer in the Israeli army. After a while, Ruslan, Kylie's husband, began to work in an espionage facility under the guise of an Australian company owned by a member of the (Israeli) internal security service, ”one of the videos reads.
Ruslan introduced Kylie through his manager to one of the Mossad (Israeli spy agency) officials by the name of Zoohar. He (Ruslan) emails Kylie and mentions that she will meet with this security officer and discuss issues related to the Middle East. & # 39;
The Australian-British academic was released last week after spending more than two years in Iran on charges of espionage, which she and the Australian government vehemently deny
The Twitter page where the videos were shared are frequent posts for the Iranian regime.
Dr. Moore-Gilbert landed in Canberra on Friday afternoon and passed the news on to a Twitter account run by friends and colleagues, who published it on Tuesday while it was in mandatory hotel quarantine for two weeks.
In the brief note, she said she was overwhelmed and touched by the "incredible efforts" of those who campaigned for her release.
The propaganda videos, compiled by a group claiming to be Iranian-American lawyers, were used after Dr. Moore-Gilbert shared
"I cannot tell you how encouraging it was to hear that my friends and colleagues had reached out and remembered me," wrote Dr. Moore-Gilbert.
“It gave me so much hope and strength to endure an endless, relentless nightmare.
“My freedom is really your victory. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. & # 39;
Prime Minister Scott Morrison described Dr. Moore-Gilbert as "an extraordinarily intelligent, strong and brave woman" and hailed her return as a "moment of pure joy".
The Middle East Studies lecturer at Melbourne University was arrested at Tehran Airport in 2018 after attending an academic conference. She was sentenced to ten years in prison for espionage.
The Australian government has refused to confirm reports that their release was secured through a prisoner swap. Three Iranian prisoners were released from Thailand earlier this week.
Kylie Moore-Gilbert: A Timeline
Dr. Moore-Gilbert is arrested at Tehran airport after an academic conference.
She is sentenced to 10 years in prison for espionage.
Dr. Moore-Gilbert is suddenly transferred to one of the worst women's prisons – the Qarchak prison.
She was previously imprisoned in Evin Prison in Tehran.
Dr. Moore-Gilbert is released on November 25th. Local media reports that she was released as part of a prisoner exchange.
Dr. Moore-Gilbert lands in Canberra on November 29 and begins the mandatory two-week quarantine for coronaviruses.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison describes the academic's return to Australia as a "moment of pure joy".
"Dr. Kylie Moore-Gilbert's return this week has been a moment of sheer joy," said Morrison.
& # 39; It was one of the really good days. And the efforts by Secretary of State Marise Payne to lead these efforts to obtain Kylie's release and return to Australia are just incredible. & # 39;
Dr. Moore-Gilbert landed in Canberra on Friday afternoon, but became the subject of Iran propaganda videos (pictured) claiming she was a spy
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