June 18, 2023, By Kraig Krause,
Sunday marked the grim 40th anniversary of the public execution of Baha’i women in Iran.
On June 18, 1983, in Shiraz, Iran, 10 women aged between 17 and 57 were publically hanged for practicing Baha’i.
Two of the 10 women killed that day were Vancouver resident Nahid Mazloun’s mother, Ezzat-Janami Eshraghi, and sister, Roya.
Her father Enayatullah was executed two days prior.
“It’s a gap that lives in your life, a gap that you have to live with,” said Mazloun.
Mazloum was forced to navigate life without her parents and younger sister.
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