'It’s not safe at all': Iran harassing families of plane crash victims, sources say


One Iranian family of Canadian victims arrived at a government office to provide a DNA sample as part of the process to claim the remains and were taken into a separate room by security officers, says an Ontario-based Iranian-Canadian briefed by a close family friend.

"They said if you discuss with any other media, especially outside media ... you won't get the body or the process will be delayed or you will face the consequences," said the person, who asked not to be named to avoid repercussions for family in Iran. "Consequences ... can mean sending them to jail."

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