Supreme Court judgement on Zahra Kazemi's case


Published: 8Oct2014
''Kazemi, an Iranian-born Canadian photojournalist from Montreal, was taking photographs of protesters outside the notorious Evin prison in Tehran when she was captured, detained, brutally beaten, sexually assaulted and later died of multiple injuries in 2003.

Hashemi, her only son, is now 37 and seeking $17 million in damages on behalf of her estate from the Islamic Republic of Iran, its leader Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Khamenei, and two of its officials: Saeed Mortazavi and Mohammad Bakhsh.''

McGill expert:

Payam Akhavan - Faculty of Law

Expertise: International law, law of war, human rights

For interview: payam.akhavan [at] (Email )

Source : Supreme Court hears case of Canadian photojournalist tortured in Iran

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