Mohsen Makhmalbaf's Dark Past - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Laleh Gillani
    • 17.07.13 | 21:20 (IDT)

    Mohsen Makhmalbaf has a dark past that remains unknown to Israeli citizens. Makhmalbaf was an interrogator and torturer in Iranian prisons during the 80s. Many former political prisoners have written about their encounters with Makhmalbaf and are ready to testify in a court of law. Iranians consider the mass killings of the 80s crimes against humanity and have asked the international community to condemn those massacres. Israel can't and must not ignore Makhmalbaf's past...

    from the article: Hunting elephants and protecting dogs in Iran: Jerusalem Film Festival 2013
    First published 06:08 03.07.13 | Last updated 06:08 03.07.13
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