quarta-feira, 20 de agosto de 2014

Died the "Lioness of Iran"

Dubbed the "Lioness of Iran" for challenging censorship in force in your country, Behbahani was hospitalized for two weeks in a hospital in Tehran, where eventually succumb to respiratory and heart problems.

In 2011, the American President himself acknowledged the bravery of the poet, that despite the difficulties in living under a repressive regime, always decide to continue in Iran.

On the occasion of the Iranian new year, Barack Obama made a point to recite one of the iconic poems of Behbahani.

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