NEW REACTIVE Iran’s presidential elections

Talk Thursday 18th June, 2009

Join us at the Frontline Club where a panel of experts will discuss the presidential election of 12 June and its aftermath. With Hossein Mousavi calling for the results to be annulled and protests against the re-election of President Mahmoud Ahmedinejad continuing in Tehran in defiance of a government ban, the panel will assess the significance of the events of the past week.

Panel: Kasra Naji, special correspondent for BBC Persian TV and the author of a recent biography of President Ahmadinejad

Sina Motallebi, senior editor interactive programmes for the Persian section of the BBC World Service who left Iran after his arrest in 2003 because of his blogging.

Afshin Rattansi, author and freelance journalist who was based in Iran and is developer and former presenter with Press TV

Annabelle Sreberny, professor and director of the centre for Media and Film Studies at SOAS

 Photo: Faramarz Hashemi