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19/08 22:00 CET

‘Lioness of Iran’, Simin Behbahani dies at 87

‘Lioness of Iran’, Simin Behbahani dies at 87

Celebrated Iranian poet Simin Behbahani has died at the age of 87. Famous for her writings on love and equal rights for women, her verse was said to have encapsulated the challenges of her compatriots since the 1979 revolution. Nicknamed the 'Lioness of Iran' for her bravery…