CBC Wants Lawsuit By Iranian Refugee Outed In Doc Dismissed
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CBC Wants Lawsuit By Iranian Refugee Outed In Doc Dismissed
Farzam Dadashzadeh took too long to file his lawsuit, the public broadcaster says

The CBC wants a lawsuit claiming it outed a gay Iranian refugee dismissed, saying in its legal response the man took too long to bring his case to court.

Nearly nine years after first airing the documentary Out in Iran: Inside Iran’s Secret Gay World, the broadcaster is fighting claims it outed Farzam Dadashzadeh after the film went viral in Iran. Dadashzadeh alleges his outing led to a violent backlash before he was able to flee the country.

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