Rage Against the Veil
|Media type||Print (Hardback)|
|323.3/4/092 B 21|
|LC Class||HQ1735.2.Z75 D37 1999|
Rage Against the Veil: The Courageous Life and Death of an Islamic Dissident is a book by Parvin Darabi, an Iranian critic of Islam. The book is about Parvin's sister, Dr. Homa Darabi, who on February 21, 1994 committed suicide by immolation in a city square in Tehran, Iran to protest the "slavelike" treatment of women in Iran. The book details Dr. Darabi's life leading up to this moment, addressing women's rights in Iran during the monarchy and after the Islamic Revolution.
- ‘Rage’ tells story of personal struggle in Iran - book review by Nancy Peek Ives from the Reno Gazette-Journal