Rage Against the Veil

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Rage Against the Veil: The Courageous Life and Death of an Islamic Dissident
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Author Parvin Darabi
Country Iran
Language English
Genre Biography
Publisher Prometheus Books
Publication date
1999
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages 274
ISBN 1-57392-682-5
OCLC 40545407
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.[1]

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