DUBLIN BOOK FESTIVAL 2022. Screening of the Documentary WHITE TORTURE by Narges Mohammadi

We at Irish PEN/PEN na hÉireann are delighted to continue our partnership with this diverse and vibrant festival. You can check out the full programme here: https://dublinbookfestival.com/explore-the-programme/

On the 13th November, the Sunday before the internationally recognised Day of the Imprisoned Writer, Irish PEN/PEN na hÉireann will host the screening of a powerful documentary by Iranian human rights advocate Narges Mohammadi. 

Entitled WHITE TORTURE, this documentary explores the devastating effects of solitary confinement on prisoners in Iran. Professor Roja Fazaeli, Associate Professor in Islamic Civilisations, Department of Near and Middle Eastern Studies, Trinity College Dublin, will introduce the film.

Dr Roja Fazaeli
Dr. Roja Fazaeli is Associate Professor in Islamic Civilisations and a Fellow of Trinity College Dublin. She has published widely on the subjects of Islamic feminisms, women religious authorities, women’s rights in Iran, and the relationship between human rights and religion.

White Torture
Interviews with Iranian Women Prisoners.
With a foreword by Shirin Ebadi, Nobel Peace Prize winner
Oneworld Publications,2022. Translated by Amir Rezanezhad

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