News in Review Imprisoned in Iran: Homa Hoodfar’s Fight for Freedom

News in Review Imprisoned in Iran: Homa Hoodfar’s Fight for Freedom

She is a highly regarded anthropologist and academic and an expert on the role of the veil in Muslim societies. Yet at 65 years of age Homa Hoodfar, a Canadian–Iranian scholar, was arrested while researching in Iran. She was thrown into the notorious Evin Prison and cut off from her friends, family and any kind of legal assistance for 112 days. This is the story of how a Canadian woman became a pawn in international political manoeuvering.

  • 2016
  • 00:18:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/23/2016
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