Afshin Rattansi

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Afshin Rattansi
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Rattansi in 2008
Born1968 (age 50–51)
Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
NationalityUnited Kingdom
OccupationJournalist at The Guardian, Channel 4, Dubai Business Channel, BBC Today Programme, Al Jazeera Arabic, Press TV, RT
Years active1988–present
Notable work
The Dream of the Decade: The London Novels
TelevisionRattansi & Ridley,
Double Standards,
'Going Underground'
RelativesShihab Rattansi (brother)

Afshin Rattansi (born 1968) is a journalist and author[1] who presents Going Underground on the RT network, formerly known as Russia Today. Previously he worked for the Today programme on BBC Radio 4, CNN International, and Press TV.



Bandung File, Channel 4[citation needed] 1987–1989
Signals, Channel 4[citation needed] 1990
TV-am[citation needed] 1991
BBC News and Current Affairs: Breakfast News; Business Breakfast; World Business Report[citation needed] 1995
Dubai Business Channel[citation needed] 1998–2001
Today programme (BBC Radio 4)[citation needed] 2002–2003
Al Jazeera Arabic[citation needed] 2003–2004
CNN International[citation needed] 2004–2005
Bloomberg Television[citation needed] 2005
Press TV News 2007–2008
Rattansi & Ridley 2008–2010
Alternate Reality 2011
'Double Standards 2011–2013
Going Underground on RT[2] 2013–


Year Documentary
2012 Eritrea: A Nation In Isolation[3]


  1. ^ "Afshin Rattansi". Russia Today. Retrieved 30 August 2013.
  2. ^ "Going Underground". RT International.
  3. ^ Eritrea: A Nation in Isolation on YouTube

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