Breaking the Language Barrier on Human Rights

Prominent Iranian Student Leader Writes a New Letter from Prison

December 08, 2014

Bahareh Hedayat, a women’s rights activist and student leader sentenced to a total of nine and a half years in prison for speaking out against the injustices in Iran, has written a new letter from Evin Prison. She was arrested by Iranian authorities in December 2009. Persian2English has translated parts of her letter to English: