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Maziar Bahari: “There Is a Great Eagerness among Young Iranians to Know More”

Maziar Bahari. —US Holocaust Memorial Museum

The Museum’s 2020 Elie Wiesel Award recipient, Maziar Bahari, spoke with Museum Director Sara Bloomfield about his life and how he counters hate. An Iranian exile who was later imprisioned by the regime, Bahari has demonstrated exceptional courage in bringing the truth of the Holocaust to Iran and throughout the Middle East. He has been a powerful voice against antisemitism and a fierce advocate for securing the dignity and freedom of all people.

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