It was a time of house burnings, mob violence, kidnapping, mass imprisonment,orture, endless trials, summary executions and secret burials. This was Irann the early 1980s, and everyday reality for the Baha'is, Iran's largesteligious minority. Headlines across America screamed out the story, Congressassed motions, President Reagan appealed to Iran.;This detailed, eye-witnessccount of the persecution of Iran's largest religious minority in the 1980ss the story of one woman's experiences at the hands of the Iranianevolutionaries. Amid the escalating pogrom, Olya Roohizadegan witnessedriends, neighbours and relatives being imprisoned, tortured and executed.or months she visited the prisoners, comforted their relatives, foundlothes and shelter for the homeless, and smuggled news and photographs outf Iran to the outside world. And then it was her turn.;The book culminatesn her dramatic escape from the hangman's rope in a hazardous overlandourney to Pakistan and the West.Roohizadegan, Olya is the author of 'Olya's Story A Survivor's Dramatic Account of the Persecution of Baha'Is in Revolutionary Iran' with ISBN 9781851680733 and ISBN 185168073X.