Kaveh Shahrooz

Senior Fellow, MacDonald Laurier Institute

Watch Mr. Shahrooz on the “Iran in the Media” panel at The Iran Conference, here.

Kaveh Shahrooz is a lawyer and human rights activist, and a Senior Fellow with MacDonald Laurier’s Centre for Advancing Canada’s Interests Abroad. He is also a former Senior Policy Advisor on human rights to Global Affairs Canada. A graduate of Harvard Law School and the University of Toronto, he has written widely on human rights issues and international affairs. He led a recent successful effort to convince Canada’s parliament to recognize the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran as constituting crimes against humanity under international law. He resides in Toronto.

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