No. 610    |    18 November 2023


Part of the Memoirs of Marzieh Hadidchi (Dabagh)

Several Soviet officials, including the imam of the Great Mosque of Moscow and Gorbachev's adviser, accompanied Iranian diplomats, came to welcome us at the bottom of the stairs. According to diplomatic principles, the head of the group should have left the plane first. Ayatollah Javad Amoli was responsible for this. We went down the stairs behind him. Several people were standing at the bottom of the stairs.

Imam stresses peaceful methods for campaigning

Ayatollah Golpaygani had an office in London named "London Islamic Center". In the year 1357 (1978) corresponding to the Islamic months of Muharam and Safar when the revolution days were in its peak, I on behalf of Ayatollah Golpaygani left for London. Thus, I could not take part in the big demonstration held in Tehran on the day of Ashura. But I remember that a demonstration and a gathering was also held in London.

Material Intellectual Property Rights-3

“Work for Hire Agreement” is the best approach with difficult publishing conditions

Following our discussion of Material Intellectual Property Rights of oral history works and the note of A Heritage With No Legal System, we discussed with Sooreh Mehr Publications and Fatehan Publications. This time, the reporter of Oral History Website interviewed with the manager editor of Sooreh Sabz Publications about material intellectual rights:

Qualitizing the Oral History Works -3


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Da (Mother) 71

The Memoirs of Seyyedeh Zahra Hoseyni

Seyyedeh Zahra Hoseyni

Translated from the Persian with an Introduction by Paul Sprachman

Persian Version (2008)

Sooreh Mehr Publishing House

English Version (2014)

Mazda Publishers


As we neared the grave, Ali’s words to mother when she asked him about his marriage echoed in my mind: “My wedding day will be the day I’m martyred. My first night with my bride will be in the grave.

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