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Iranian human rights defender Emad Baghi continues his campaign against the death penalty

July 10, 2019

Emadeddin Baghi, seen in a picture uploaded April 28, 2012.

Can fiction help an anti-death penalty campaign in Iran? MEA laureate 2009 Emad Baghi thinks so. He published a 456-page semi-autobiographical work bwith the aim to turn the public against the death penalty in his country. [see e.g. https://humanrightsdefenders.blog/2011/06/21/emad-baghi-laureate-2009-of-the-martin-ennals-award-released-from-prison/]

Read more: https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/06/fiction-to-help-campaign-against-death-penalty-in-iran.html#ixzz5t14zRau2