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The Fallen for Freedom

Sekineh Delfi

Sekineh Delfi was born in 1962 in Abadan, Iran. Sekineh Delfi was only 16 when she decided to give up all her own love and belongings, including her family and education, for the betterment of her people. She decided to sacrifice…
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Shahnaz Saeedi

The walls are not made of just silent, lifeless bricks. Occasionally, great humans put their souls in the walls. The walls of the Prison of Borujerd in Lorestan hold the memory and name of Shahnaz Saeedi. Born to a working family,…
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Nayyereh Rabii

As the calendar turned page to a new day, precisely to October 29, 2015, the night’s silence was pierced by one, two, three, .... ten, twenty, eighty missiles, puncturing the earth with the intention of replacing it with a desolate monster…
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Fatemeh Seyyedi

Fatemeh Seyyedi was from Tabriz, in north-eastern Iran.  She was a pharmacy student at Tabriz University. She became politically active during the Shah’s reign, following in the footsteps of her brother, Sadegh Seyyedi, who supported the…
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Azam Nassabi

Curious, courageous, and selfless Azam Nassabi was born in Kermanshah in 1960. She completed her primary and secondary education in Kermanshah. The last year of her high school coincided with Iran’s anti-dictatorial revolution of 1979.…
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Azar Rezaii

Born in 1960 in Tehran, Azar was one of the daughters of the famous and popular Rezaii family who had lost four of their children in the struggle against the Shah's regime. So, she had been involved in the struggle since very young age and…
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Mahshid Farzanesa

Born in 1958 in Tehran, she got to learn about the Shah's oppression in very young age. In 1978, she entered Tehran University to study Laboratory Sciences. As a student, she actively participated in all the anti-government demonstrations…
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