Maziar Bahari left London in June 2009 to cover Iran's presidential election, believing he would return to his pregnant fiancée, Paola, in just a few days. In fact, he would spend the next three months in Iran's most notorious prison, enduring brutal interrogation sessions.


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0120120305During his time in prison, Bahari drew strength from the similar experiences of his family in the past: his father had been imprisoned by the shah in the 1950s and his sister by Ayatollah Khomeini in the 1980s.
Bahari's memoir is also a troubling portrait of life in modern Iran.
Read by Philip Arditti and Peter Hamilton Dyer.
'Then They Came for Me' is by Maziar Bahari, with Aimee Molloy. The book is published by Oneworld
Abridged by Richard Hamilton
Produced by Emma Harding.
Maziar Bahari leaves London, and pregnant fiancee, to cover Iran's presidential election.
0220120306In today's episode, Bahari films some of the demonstrations and violence that follow the disputed presidential elections, but his activities soon bring him to the attention of the Iranian authorities and he finds himself under arrest.
Read by Philip Arditti and Peter Hamilton Dyer.
'Then They Came for Me' is by Maziar Bahari, with Aimee Molloy. The book is published by Oneworld
Abridged by Richard Hamilton
Produced by Emma Harding.
Maziar is covering Iran's presidential elections, but he soon finds himself under arrest.
0320120307During his time in prison, Bahari drew strength from the similar experiences of his family in the past: his father had been imprisoned by the shah in the 1950s and his sister by Ayatollah Khomeini in the 1980s.
In today's episode, his captors offer to make him a deal.
Read by Philip Arditti and Peter Hamilton Dyer.
'Then They Came for Me' is by Maziar Bahari, with Aimee Molloy. The book is published by Oneworld
Abridged by Richard Hamilton
Produced by Emma Harding.
Journalist Maziar Bahari's account of his incarceration in Iran's most notorious prison.
0420120308During his time in prison, Bahari drew strength from the similar experiences of his family in the past: his father had been imprisoned by the shah in the 1950s and his sister by Ayatollah Khomeini in the 1980s.
Read by Philip Arditti and Peter Hamilton Dyer.
'Then They Came for Me' is by Maziar Bahari, with Aimee Molloy. The book is published by Oneworld
Abridged by Richard Hamilton
Produced by Emma Harding.
Journalist Maziar Bahari's account of his incarceration in Iran's most notorious prison.
05 LAST20120309During his time in prison, Bahari drew strength from the similar experiences of his family in the past: his father had been imprisoned by the shah in the 1950s and his sister by Ayatollah Khomeini in the 1980s.
Read by Philip Arditti and Peter Hamilton Dyer.
'Then They Came for Me' is by Maziar Bahari, with Aimee Molloy. The book is published by Oneworld
Abridged by Richard Hamilton
Produced by Emma Harding.
Journalist Maziar Bahari's account of his incarceration in Iran's most notorious prison.

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