Saturday, April 4, 2009

Torture in Iran; Ahmad Batebi’s story

Preview of the interview

Ahmad Batebi who gained international fame for appearing on the cover of The Economist magazine July 17, 1999 holding a bloody T-shirt of a fellow student demonstrator – over that image Batebi arrested and sentenced to death. After international and domestic outcry, his sentence reduced to 15 years prison term.

Now that he is safe in the U.S. let’s hear this story from himself on 60 Minutes program on Sunday.

Update: Check out the full interview in Iran torture prisoners