The two faces of Iran

a photo gallery by Hossein Fatemi

Iraner erzählen von Iran (Ausgabe III/2014)

  • Spectators at the 27th Tour of Iran, the country's most famous road bike race, in the province of Eastern Azerbaijan, 2012

    Spectators at the 27th Tour of Iran, the country's most famous road bike race, in the province of Eastern Azerbaijan, 2012

  • A couple on a roof in Tehran, 2013

    A couple on a roof in Tehran, 2013

  • Teenagers in Niavaran Park in Tehran, 2013

    Teenagers in Niavaran Park in Tehran, 2013

  • Qashqai women on their way to a wedding. The Qashqai are a tribal group in the south of Iran. Firuzabad, 2009

    Qashqai women on their way to a wedding. The Qashqai are a tribal group in the south of Iran. Firuzabad, 2009

  • Execution of serial killer Mohammad Bijeh. He had been found guilty of murdering 21 people, most of them children. Pakdasht, 2005

    Execution of serial killer Mohammad Bijeh. He had been found guilty of murdering 21 people, most of them children. Pakdasht, 2005

  • Relatives of men killed in the Iran-Iraq war praying at a memorial near the Iraqi border. Khuzestan, 2009

    Relatives of men killed in the Iran-Iraq war praying at a memorial near the Iraqi border. Khuzestan, 2009

  • Two athletes doing weight training in a women-only gym, Shiraz, 2012

    Two athletes doing weight training in a women-only gym, Shiraz, 2012

  • A housing estate in the Ekbatan district of Tehran, 2013

    A housing estate in the Ekbatan district of Tehran, 2013

  • A woman with Koran at the Behesht-e Zahra cemetery, the largest cemetery in Iran near Tehran, 2013

    A woman with Koran at the Behesht-e Zahra cemetery, the largest cemetery in Iran near Tehran, 2013

  • A man in his bedroom with his dog. Dogs are not allowed as pets in Iran because they are considered impure in Islam. As a result, most owners keep their dogs house bound. Tehran, 2013

    A man in his bedroom with his dog. Dogs are not allowed as pets in Iran because they are considered impure in Islam. As a result, most owners keep their dogs house bound. Tehran, 2013

  • Muslim priests leaving a mosque in Qom, 2013

    Muslim priests leaving a mosque in Qom, 2013

  • Wife and children in the Persian Gulf in the province of Bushehr, 2013

    Wife and children in the Persian Gulf in the province of Bushehr, 2013

  • A tattoo artist in Tehran, 2013

    A tattoo artist in Tehran, 2013




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