Egypts Revolutionary Spirit Endures; Iranian Political Prisoner Memoir

Ghosts of Revolution: Rekindled Memories of Imprisonment in Iran

Ghosts of Revolution: Rekindled Memories of Imprisonment in Iran

The revolutionary spirit endures in Egypt as thousand of protesters stay camped out at Tahrir square for the second week in a row. In response to nationwide protests and the slow pace of reform Egypt’s Prime Minister, Essam Sharaf has fired several of his top ministers.

We continue our conversation with leading Egyptian activist and journalist Hossam El Hamalawy about the prospects for the revolution to flourish and bring about real change.

And in the summer of 1988, over 5000 political prisoners in Iran were executed and dumped into shallow graves in Khavaran cemetery on the outskirts of the capital, Tehran in what was a pre-planned and systematic campaign. We will be speaking with Professor Shahla Talebi of Arizona State University and a former political prisoner about her memoir,  Professor Shahla Talebi of Arizona State University and a former political prisoner about her memoir, ‘Ghosts of Revolution: Rekindled Memories of Imprisonment in Iran.’

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Interview with Professor Shahla Talebi

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