Two Iranian Women Tell Their Stories
I Promised Reza Aslan I’d Give This Space to a Woman Risking Her Life to Protest in Iran. Instead, I Gave it to Two Iranian Women Risking Their Lives. I’m Kind of a Hero. — The first essay is by a teacher in Northern Iran. I was born after the Ayatollah took power. I grew up under his beliefs. We were told that we have to wait for Imam Zaman — the last Imam who is believed to be disappeared and will return one day.