“Days of God”: A thrilling firsthand account of the Iranian Revolution

Ali Binazir 2014-04-03

Summary:

“Is that the sound of firecrackers, Mom?” “No. That’s the sound of bullets, Ali. You should stay inside.” That was my first revolution, in January 1979. We lived in the upper-middle class North Tehran neighborhood of Saltanat Abad (“Monarchyville”), but I could still hear the report of gunshots from Jaleh Square far south. What were [...]

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Date tagged:

04/03/2014, 19:10

Date published:

04/03/2014, 16:57