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by Freidoune Sahebjam

Author: Freidoune Sahebjam
Subcategory: Relationships
Language: English
Publisher: Arcade Publishing (January 12, 1995)
Pages: 160 pages
Category: Self-Help
Rating: 4.1
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The Stoning of Soraya M.

Freidoune Sahebjam, the son of a former Iranian ambassador, is a journalist who was .

Freidoune Sahebjam, the son of a former Iranian ambassador, is a journalist who was sentenced to death in absentia for his undercover reporting criticizing the Iranian government. He lives in hiding in France. I saw the movie and knew I wanted to read the story too. If more people are made aware of the difficulties the woman of the muslim nation face perhaps we would rise up to lend a helping hand so that no other women would have to endure what Soraya did. I applaud her aunt who had the courage to tell the story to the news reporter who by the grace of God was careful enough to get out and get this story told. : A Story of Injustice in Iran. by Freidoune Sahebjam. The Stoning of Soraya M. Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 9 years ago. A fast read and an excellent book to gain insight into a culture that represses women still. The Practice of Stoning. com User, 10 years ago. There are many Western countries today under the impression that Sharia Law, or Islamic Law, is a system of justice and impartiality. In truth, the whole concept of Sharia Law entirely benefits men; even falsely accused, women have little recourse but to submit. 145 printed pages

The Stoning of Soraya M. 145 printed pages. Soraya . s husband, Ghorban-Ali, couldn’t afford to marry another woman. Day by day-sometimes minute by minute-Sahebjam deftly recounts these horrendous events, tracing Soraya’s life with searing immediacy, from her arranged marriage and the births of her children to her husband’s increasing cruelty and her horrifying execution, where, by tradition, her father, husband, and sons hurled the first stones. A stark look at the intersection between culture and justice, this is one woman’s story, but it stands for the stories of thousands of women who suffered-and continue to suffer-the same fate. It is a story that must be told.

This is the true story of an innocent woman stoned to death in modern Iran

This is the true story of an innocent woman stoned to death in modern Iran. s husband Ghorban-Ali, was a shiftless, ambitious man, prone to rages and dreams of wealth. He wanted to get out of his marriage. When Soraya began cooking for the widowed husband of a friend, he found his excuse. Abetted by village authorities and aided by Islamic law, he accused his wife of adultery.

This is the true story of an innocent woman stoned to death in modern Iran. Pages displayed by permission of Arcade Publishing.

The book became the basis for screenplay of the 2008 film The Stoning of Soraya . in which the American actor . in which the American actor James Caviezel portrays Sahebjam. Before his death, he had recently written a biography on his mother, an aristocrat of Qajar heritage, entitled Une Princesse Persane Bibliography. The Stoning of Soraya . Arcade Publishing, 1994

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Personal Name: Sahebjam, Freidoune. Publication, Distribution, et. New York. Download now The stoning of Soraya M. : a story of injustice in modern Iran Freidoune Sahebjam ; translated by Richard Seaver. Download PDF book format. Download DOC book format.

Soraya M.s husband, Ghorban-Ali, couldnt afford to marry another woman. Rather than returning Sorayas dowry, as custom required before taking a second wife, he plotted with four friends and a counterfeit mullah to dispose of her. Together, they accused Soraya of adultery. Her only crime was cooking for a friends widowed husband. Exhausted by a lifetime of abuse and hardship, Soraya said nothing, and the makeshift tribunal took her silence as a confession of guilt. They sentenced her to death by stoning: a punishment prohibited by Islam but widely practiced. Day by day?sometimes minute by minute?Sahebjam deftly recounts these horrendous events, tracing Sorayas life with searing immediacy, from her arranged marriage and the births of her children to her husbands increasing cruelty and her horrifying execution, where, by tradition, her father, husband, and sons hurled the first stones. A stark look at the intersection between culture and justice, this is one womans story, but it stands for the stories of thousands of women who suffered?and continue to suffer?the same fate. It is a story that must be told.