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Christopher de Bellaigue


Christopher de Bellaigue is an author who is currently based out of Istanbul where he lives with his wife and son.

After taking Persian and Indian studies at Cambridge, he has worked as a foreign correspondent for a number of publications including The Independent, The New Yorker, The Financial Times, The Economist, Granta and The New York Review of Books.

Mr. de Bellaigue speaks Persian, French, Turkish and Hindi.

Articles by Christopher de Bellaigue

Iran’s Dark Side

How did an Iranian journalist's escape from the authorities spark a nation-wide controversy?

October 31, 2005