Canadian-Iranian professor: I survived imprisonment by studying my captors

Canadian-Iranian professor: I survived imprisonment by studying my captors

The Guardian: World News

The Canadian-Iranian academic was brutally interrogated for 112 days in Tehran’s Evin prison: ‘They treated me like an enemy and that hurt more than being in jail’

Long after the interrogations at Iran’s notorious Evin prison had ceased for the day, Homa Hoodfar’s work would begin.

While her cellmates slept, the 65-year-old would lie on the floor, and – using the end of her toothbrush as a makeshift pen – slowly scratch her observations on to the stone walls.

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