A Traitor in Tehran

| 2/12/2008 1:02:26 PM

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My Life as a Traitor - SmallIn 2001, Zarah Ghahramani was imprisoned, tortured, and held in prolonged solitary confinement in Evin, one of Tehran’s most feared prisons. Her unforgivable crime? Adjusting her headscarf to reveal some of her hair. In an interview with Mother Jones, the college student talks about her experiences in prison; her recent memoir, My Life as a Traitor; and her fear for the friends she left behind when she fled Iran to Australia.

Morgan Winters