Farzad Bazoft - Observer journalist in Baghdad

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In September 1989 the Observer journalist Farzad Bazoft was arrested in Baghdad and accused of spying for Britain. Six months later he was executed by the Iraqi authorities.

A British nurse called Daphne Parish was also arrested. She was eventually released and returned to the UK. She, and British diplomat Robin Kealy, spoke to Witness about their memories of Farzad Bazoft.

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Sun 2 Sep 2012 14:45
BBC Radio 4 FM only
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