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Iran is often talked about but poorly understood with the conversation bound by misinformation and tired cliches. Our host, NUFDI Policy Director Cameron Khansarinia, together with experts, dissidents and news makers will bring you Iran Uncovered. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nufdiran/support

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Iran is often talked about but poorly understood with the conversation bound by misinformation and tired cliches. Our host, NUFDI Policy Director Cameron Khansarinia, together with experts, dissidents and news makers will bring you Iran Uncovered. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nufdiran/support

    Ep.4: The Islamic Republic's War on Iranian Culture

    Ep.4: The Islamic Republic's War on Iranian Culture

    Iran has an ancient and celebrated culture, one that has sustained it through millennia. In the nation's toughest times, including multiple occupations, it has been its culture that has sustained it. Is that the case today with the Islamic Republic's occupation? Where does Iranian culture go from here?

    We're joined by celebrated Iranian artist, Arash Sobhani, to discuss. He's the founding member and lead singer and guitarist of the underground band Kiosk and a long-time advocate for human rights since he was forced into exile. He is an accomplished producer, musician, writer, and architect who got his Masters in the field from the Isfahan University of Art. 


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    Ep. 3: Human Rights under the Islamic Republic in Iran

    Ep. 3: Human Rights under the Islamic Republic in Iran

    **Warning: This episode covers the brutal crimes of the Islamic Republic in Iran and thus may be disturbing and not appropriate for all listeners.**

    The Islamic Republic in Iran has among the world's worst human rights records. From women to LGBTQ to minorities, the regime has a 41-year history of committing crimes against humanity against the Iranian people.

    To discuss, we'll be joined by Shahin Milani the Executive Director of the Iran Human Rights Documentation Center.


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    Ep. 2: The Political Structure of the Islamic Republic

    Ep. 2: The Political Structure of the Islamic Republic

    The Islamic Republic has systemic components that are presented to the world as democratic, but it behind the scenes is a murky cabal which makes most of the key decisions. What is the actual structure of this regime and how do the Iranian people view it? To find out, we'll be joined by veteran Iranian journalist Nazenin Ansari.


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    Ep. 1: The Covid Crisis in Iran

    Ep. 1: The Covid Crisis in Iran

    The COVID-19 pandemic has spread across the world. In Iran, however, the impact of the virus has been coupled with the impact of a disastrous response from the regime. But has the response been more than mishandled? Has it been intentionally mishandled to serve the regime's political interests? 

    Join our host, Cameron Khansarinia, and public health expert and front-line physician Dr. Daniel Jafari. A graduate of the Imperial Medical Centre of Iran, Imperial College London, and the University of Pennsylvania, he has written and spoken widely on the COVID crisis in Iran.


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    • 46 min
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