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Kasra Naji & Rana Rahimpour, journalists with BBC Persian, address UN Human Rights Council

Kasra Naji, a journalist with BBC Persian, addresses UN Human Rights Council during its 37th session on 14 March 2018. Mr Naji is the first BBC journalist in the history of the BBC to address the Council to appeal for the protection of BBC journalists and their families. Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC and Jennifer Robinson of Doughty Street International act for the BBC World Service and BBC Persian journalists being persecuted by Iran and advised the BBC on engaging with the Council and UN special mechanisms.

 

 

Rana Rahimpour, a journalist BBC Persian, addresses UN Human Rights Council during its 37th session on 15 March 2018. Ms Rahimpour speaks eloquently of her personal experience of Iran’s persecution of BBC Persian staff and their families and appealed to Council members to call upon Iran to drop the criminal investigation into BBC Persian journalists and cease its persecution and harassment of their families in Iran. Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC and Jennifer Robinson of Doughty Street International act for the BBC World Service and BBC Persian journalists being persecuted by Iran and advised the BBC on engaging with the Council and UN special mechanisms.

 

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Venue: Doughty Street Chambers, 54 Doughty Street, London WC1N 2LS
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Venue: Doughty Street Chambers, 53-54 Doughty Street, London WC1N 2LS

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