A Lover In Evin (2012)

A Lover in Evin (2012)

A Lover in Evin (2012)

30 min, Documentary

Director: Mahshad Afshar

 

 

In " A Lover in Evin", Effat Mahbaz, author, activist and former political prisoner who served for seven years in Iran's most notorious Evin prisonin , shares her painful memories of arrest and tourchers.

 

The 1988 executions of Iranian political prisoners was a series of state-sponsored execution across Iran, targeting the supporters of various political parties mostly leftist including the Communist Party.

The killings have been described as a political purge without precedent in modern Iranian history, both in terms of scope and coverup. Over 4000 men and women prisoners were executed in a matter of few weeks which is remembered as the holocaust of the modern history of Iran.

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