Anne-Elisabeth Moutet Distinguished Senior Fellow, Gatestone Institute
Anne-Elisabeth Moutet is a columnist for the Daily and Sunday Telegraph (London) and a frequent contributor to the BBC and the Weekly Standard. She comments on the week's news on ARTE TV's 28 Minutes talk show in Paris.
Anne-Elisabeth is a member of the Steering Group of the Club of Three, and a co-founder and vice-president of the Institut Jean-Jacques Rousseau in Paris, and a Distinguished Senior Fellow of Gatestone Institute.
In the past, she was a foreign correspondent for the Sunday Times (London), Paris Bureau Chief for The European, and France Editor for Newsweek Europe.
Bahareh Hedayat is a human rights activist who has spent over six years in an Iranian prison for "insulting" Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and then-President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and for "actions against national security, propagation of falsehoods, mutiny and illegal congregation." Hedayat is the longest serving female prisoner of conscience in Iran.