Mohammad Nourizad is a writer, producer and journalist. He began working for IRIB under Morteza Avini, producing the documentary series on the Iran-Iraq war, Revayateh Fath [Tales of Resistance].
Prior to the election, he wrote for the hardline newspaper Kayhan, but what made him a household name was his support of the opposition after the election, and his letters to the supreme leader, for which he is now serving time in prison. He published a fifth letter to the leader on Friday.
In this letter, he recounts meeting Tehran’s prosecutor general, Abbas Jafari Dolatabadi.
They lead me every which way while I am blindfolded. When I enter the room, I see a forty-something-year-old man sitting across a long table. He shows me the other end of the table and I sit down. After the usual greetings,