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By Reza Ghaffari

A in demand Iranian political prisoner tells his tale from the time of his arrest to his eventual break out a decade later

Dr. Reza Ghaffari used to be a professor on the collage of Tehran until eventually his 1981 arrest for suspicion of being a member of a banned socialist workforce. This account of his studies via 10 years of torture and as a witness to—and close to sufferer of—prison massacres bargains remarkable perception into the torturous therapy of political prisoners who oppose the Iranian regime. not anything written in English or in Persian has so comprehensively and movingly portrayed legal stipulations and the energy of these agony them—not in basic terms a listing of atrocities, it's also a story of triumph for integrity and the human spirit within the face of the maximum degradation. In 1999 the Iranian gurus got here trying to find Dr. Ghaffari in London and he was once moved to a "safe house" by means of MI6 the place he stayed for just about a yr. After September 11, the terrorist hazard point within the united kingdom was once raised and Dr. Ghaffari was once allowed again to his kinfolk with larger surveillance on his condominium. The years of torture have taken their toll on his future health yet he has refused to be intimidated and is as decided as ever that his tale may be informed. The fatwah imposed opposed to writer Salman Rushdie for writing The Satanic Verses scared many publishers into refusing to print this booklet, A country of worry, in English

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