Afghan Workers and Unemployment in Iran

Translator’s Note:

Yashar Darolshafa, a young activist-thinker with a Master’s degree in sociology,  recently began serving a 5 and one half year prison term at the notorious Evin prison.  Like many other young activists, he was convicted of “promoting propaganda against the government.”  Below are excerpts from one of his many articles.   This article  was originally published  on December 2009 by the website, Alborz inside Iran.  Recently, it was  reprinted by Zamin, an Iranian exile journal, in a special issue devoted to challenging racism and xenophobia.  To sign a petition to demand Yashar Darolshafa’s release,  please go to

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