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Faezeh Hashemi: Advocate Of Rights For Iranian Women

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Faezeh Hashemi: Advocate Of Rights For Iranian Women

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Faezeh Hashemi: Advocate Of Rights For Iranian Women

On Morning Edition today, NPR's Jacki Lyden spoke with co-host Renee Montagne about the arrest of relatives of former Iranian president Hashemi Rafsanjani, including his daughter, Faezeh Hashemi:

Faezeh Hashemi: Advocate Of Rights For Iranian Women

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Jacki spent two weeks with Faezeh Hashemi in 1998, for a profile that was to be published by Vanity Fair but didn't appear because Frank Sinatra's death forced the magazine to remake its pages.

Jacki saved a copy of the "galleys," and passes it along. As she writes, "left to her own devices, the impulsive Hashemi creates, in a word, buzz." To pop up a large version of this pdf, just click on the box in the player's top right corner:

Lyden-Faezeh Hashemi