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Exiled Iranian Writer's Story

Farout | 10.08.2004 21:36 | Anti-racism | Migration | London

A man forced to leave his country and family for his views,
now lives here in depression. When we read things like this we can understand further the
lengths some people must go to in order to speak as they feel they must. Imprisoned, hunted out, beaten, cross examined, exiled - we cannot take our freedom for granted when we know this goes on in our own times, however it makes one grateful that this country is stable enough to host people fleeing persecution.

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How England hosts people who run in fear. Misunderstood by his own country, he has the freedom here to write as he wants. He cannot find a job easily but has sacrificed seeing any member of his family for ten years for the freedom to express himself through writing.