Please publicly clarify whether you knew about Hossein Derakhshan links to Iran regime when you offered him [Harvard] fellowship. Now that you know, explain your refusal to withdraw.

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Kaveh Shahrooz:

And your current talking point ("he's not working on Iran, so we won't rescind the fellowship") is awful.

It's like saying "Harvey Weinstein won't be teaching gender studies, so we have no problem with him on our faculty."