2018

Crime Wave Tehran is a book compiled by Pouria Khojastehpay through individual submissions, research in Iranian media archives, and social media. This book provides a glimpse behind the curtain of state-censorship and takes a closer look into the world of organized crime in Iran. A subject considered taboo in Iran and unheard of amongst many Iranians.

From battle scars and prayers, to criminal tattoos and blood spilt for gold, the Iranian criminals are united by a life in between crime and their devotion to Shia Islam.

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Crime Wave Tehran is a book compiled by Pouria Khojastehpay through individual submissions, research in Iranian media archives, and social media.  This book provides a glimpse behind the curtain of state-censorship and takes a closer look a closer look into the world of organized crime in Iran.  A subject considered taboo in Iran and unheard of amongst many Iranians.  From battle scars and prayers, to criminal tattoos and blood spilt for gold, the Iranian criminals are united by a life in between crime and their devotion to Shia Islam.
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