June 30, 2011
June 30, 2011 In June 2009, the Iranian government executed a violent crackdown on hundreds of thousands of Iranians who protested against the re-election of President Ahmadinejad. In the process, journalist Maziar Bahari was arrested and imprisoned for 118 days. To learn about his experience, host Michel Martin speaks with Bahari, whose new book is <em>Then They Came For Me: A Family's Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival</em>.
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Maziar Bahari, shown in a photo released in August 2009 by the semi-official Iranian Fars News Agency.
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June 3, 2011 Newsweek correspondent Maziar Bahari was arrested in Tehran in 2009 while covering Iran's election protests. He explains how he endured 118 days in Iran's notorious Evin Prison, where he was repeatedly interrogated and tortured — and how he now views his homeland.
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