Books by Aimee Molloy
NPR stories about Aimee Molloy
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 Then They Came For Me: A Family's Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival.
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.
In his new book, For God and Country: Faith and Patriotism Under Fire, former Army Capt. James Yee tells the story of his ordeal as a Muslim chaplain at the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. He was arrested on suspicion of espionage and held in solitary confinement for 76 days before being released and given an honorary discharge.