Human Rights Day screening of “Nasrin”

When: Tuesday 6 December, 18:30 | Where: Cinéma Galeries

To mark Human Rights Day, the United Nations & the Netherlands Perm. Rep. to the EU and the Netherlands Embassy in Belgium present “Nasrin”.

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The film portraits the life of human rights activist Nasrin Sotoudeh, that has fought for the rights of women, children, LGBT prisoners, religious minorities, journalists and artists, and those facing the death penalty. She was arrested in June 2018 for representing women who were protesting Iran’s mandatory hijab law. Even from prison she continues to advocate for the protection of human rights in Iran.

A documentary by Jeff Kaufman, USA.

The film has a run time of 85 minutes.
The screening is in English, Farsi with subtitles in English.


The film will be followed by a panel discussion with:

Javaid Rehman – Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran

Bahia Tahzib–Lie – Human Rights Ambassador of the Netherlands

Tara Sepehri Far – Iran and Kuwait Senior Researcher, Human Rights Watch

Tineke Strik – Member of the European Parliament for the Greens/EFA Group

Moderated by Sherri Aldis – Director, United Nations Regional Information Centre (UNRIC)

There will be a reception afterwards courtesy of the Dutch Embassy. 




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