North American professors’ plea to President Rouhani

April 26th, 2016   Your Excellency, the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Dr. Hassan Rouhani   We the undersigned, a group of university professors in North America, write you concerning the dire circumstances of a number of political prisoners in Iran. It is our hope that you would consider intervening on their behalf and arranging for their immediate hospitalization under the care of competent and expert physicians.   Much distressing news is emerging concerning the battle some of these political prisoners are waging against cancer. It is common…