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LIFE, THE UNIVERSE, AND EVERYTHING

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seaofgreen:

2012 International Women’s Day Heroes: Just a few of the thousands of courageous Iranian women activists, artists, lawyers, journalists who are detained, jailed, exiled, black-listed, and harassed. From left to right:

artist Bahar Sabzevari

photographer & filmmaker Tahmineh Monzavi

actress Pegah Ahangarani

Haleh Esfandiari, author of My Prison, My Home: One Woman’s Story of Captivity in Iran

journalist Nazanin Khosravani 

activist & documentary filmmaker Mahnaz Mohammadi

human rights activist and journalist Shiva Nazar Ahari

writer, attorney, & activist Nasrin Sotoudeh, presently serving an 11-year sentence

journalist and human rights activist Zhila Baniyaghoub

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