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Group Seeks Support for Jailed Iranian Teacher on Hunger Strike

An international human rights group is urging people to write to Iran's government to ask it to free a jailed Iranian teachers' rights advocate who has been on a hunger strike for three weeks. London-based Amnesty International made the appeal in a Tuesday tweet linking to an online petition for the release of Esmail Abdi, a Tehran-based Iranian mathematics teacher and trade unionist. He has been serving a six-year prison sentence since November 2016 on charges of spreading...

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