- Posted August 18, 2014 by
This iReport is part of an assignment:
Your stories from the Middle East
What happened in Iranian prisons in the summer of 1988
Radio Irava's Eng. interview with Hamid Yazdan Panah of the Near East Observatory: A different look @ 1988 Iran Massacre
Hamid Yazdan Panah who is an immigration attorney and the director and founder of Near East Observatory focuses his practice primarily on immigration, hoping to serve as a resource to immigrants and refugees.
Hamid has never seen Iran but was burn in to an Iranian family who had to flee the country after the 1979 revolution. As an Iranian refugee, Mr. Yazdan Panah understands the challenges faced by those immigrating to a new country. He holds a bachelors degree in political science from the University of California, Davis and a Juris Doctor from the Mcgeorge School of Law. In his article Iran's Secret Massacre: The Untold Legacy he looks at 1988 Iran Massacre from a legal point of view and as a guide to go forward. Here's my conversation with Hamid Yazdan Panah.