Raha Bahreini is an Iranian-Canadian human rights lawyer and Amnesty International’s current researcher on Iran. She obtained her LLM in International Human Rights Law from the University of Essex, her law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School in Canada and her bachelor in Women and Gender Studies from the University of Toronto.
Before joining Amnesty International, she worked as a law fellow at Amnesty International Canada and then a senior researcher at the Human Rights in Iran Unit at the University of Essex where she assisted the work of the UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Iran.
Her research and advocacy work has focused on a wide range of human rights issues including the death penalty, freedom of expression and association, torture, right to health, discrimination against women and minorities, gender identity and sexual orientation rights, and transitional justice.
As a speaker for:
Academic Freedom & Right to Education in Iran
24 Feb, 18:30 – 21:00