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About Kourosh Ziabari

Kourosh Ziabari is studying International Multimedia Journalism at the University of Kent’s Centre for Journalism. He is a 2016–17 Chevening Scholar from Iran. He has won several awards at Iran’s National Press Festival. He is the recipient of a Senior Journalists Seminar 2015 fellowship from the East-West Center in Hawaii and covered the World Forum for Democracy 2016 in Strasbourg on a fellowship by the Council of Europe. Kouro​sh​ writes for Fair Observer and International Policy Digest on Iranian politics and culture​ and also contributes to the Gateway House: Indian Council on Global Relations. Follow him on Twitter: @KZiabari.

Articles by Kourosh Ziabari

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