Event Title

Let Us Water the Flowers: The Memoir of a Political Prisoner in Iran

Speaker

Jafar Yaghoobi

Streaming Media

Description

The 1980s were the bloodiest decade in Iranís recent history. Based on his memoir, Let Us Water the Flowers, Jafar Yaghoobi will recount the 1979 revolution, the torture, arrests and mass killings under the regime of Ayatollah Khomeini, to the struggle that continues for freedom, democracy and justice with the youth of Iran. His story seeks to understand the complexities of Iranian politics and the nature of the current regime, many of whose leaders were involved in the events described February 15 "Doing Good in Africa: Lessons from traditional agencies of self-help in the continent."

Document Type

Event

Start Date

29-2-2012 12:00 PM

End Date

29-2-2012 1:15 PM

Location

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Resource Type

Moving image

Title of Series

World Issues Forum

Genre/Form

lectures

Contributing Repository

Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Keywords

Iran, Iranian politics

Rights

This resources is displayed for educational purposes only and may be subject to U.S. and international copyright laws.

Language

English

Format

video/mp4

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Let Us Water the Flowers: The Memoir of a Political Prisoner in Iran

Fairhaven College Auditorium

The 1980s were the bloodiest decade in Iranís recent history. Based on his memoir, Let Us Water the Flowers, Jafar Yaghoobi will recount the 1979 revolution, the torture, arrests and mass killings under the regime of Ayatollah Khomeini, to the struggle that continues for freedom, democracy and justice with the youth of Iran. His story seeks to understand the complexities of Iranian politics and the nature of the current regime, many of whose leaders were involved in the events described February 15 "Doing Good in Africa: Lessons from traditional agencies of self-help in the continent."