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For Writers, a Voice Beyond the Page

Seven years ago, Moniru Ravanipur, a novelist and short-story writer, was put on trial in her native Iran. Her supposed crime: threatening national security while attending a political conference in Berlin, where she openly discussed her country’s reform movement. Now she plans to do it again. Ms. Ravanipur, 54, is one of more than 150 […]


For Writers, a Voice Beyond the Page

By MOTOKO RICH Seven years ago, Moniru Ravanipur, a novelist and short-story writer, was put on trial in her native Iran. Her supposed crime: threatening national security while attending a political conference in Berlin, where she openly discussed her country’s reform movement. Now she plans to do it again. Ms. Ravanipur, 54, is one of […]