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The Prison Guard

The Prison Guard

Shemal Samuelson


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Iran in the early eighties was a very dangerous place to be.
Especially if you were Kurdish, a woman and opposed to the rule of the Mullahs.
In this deeply personal memoir, Shemal Samuelson recounts her experiences at the time, recalling the events that led to her having to leave her home, her family and her friends, not knowing if she would ever see them alive again.
From the bitter hardships some women endured to ensure their loved ones were not executed without trial, to the emotional toll that took on their families, no stone is left unturned in this brutal portrayal of Ayatollah Khomeini's regime.

ISBN : 978-1-80439-651-3

Published: 28/09/2023

Pages : 157

Size : 205x140

Imprint : Olympia Publishers

Shemal Samuelson

Shemal Samuelson, a Kurdish woman, was born and liberally raised in the Iranian part of Kurdistan. Shemal came to Norway as a political refugee in the '80s. She moved to Sweden through marriage in the '90s. She graduated as a medical doctor from the University of Uppsala and qualified as an ENT consultant. Shemal has during her eventful life always been actively engaged in women's rights, gender equality, and humanism. This book is her second. The first book is her autobiography released in Swedish in 2021.

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