Rebecca Lowe

About Rebecca Lowe

Rebecca Lowe is a freelance journalist who specialises in human rights and the Middle East. She has written for the Guardian, BBC, Evening Standard, Independent, Huffington Post, Economist, Sunday Times Magazine, Daily Mail, and IranWire, plus numerous travel and sports publications. Her first book, The Slow Road to Tehran, was published in 2022 by September Books in the UK and Riva Verlag in Germany, and was shortlisted for the 2023 Edward Stanford Travel Book of the Year.

Rebecca was previously the lead reporter at the International Bar Association, where she focused on human rights and the rule of law, and in 2018 she contributed to the adventure travel anthology The Kindness of Strangers: Travel Stories That Make Your Heart Grow. Rebecca is a Fellow at the Royal Geographical Society, and holds a BA in English from Cambridge University and an MA in Journalism from Stanford University. Read more about her journey on her website.

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