Persian Voices: Unhappy Husbands
How can our unhappy husbands go back to work? They are afraid of the servants of the government [hukumat] harassing them. The government oppresses the people in a thousand ways. They need to be protected by a British guarantee of their safety.
—Women Revolutionaries in Iran
Iran Between Islamic Nationalism and Secularism: The Constitutional Revolution of 1906 (British Institute of Persian Studies). I.B. Tauris, page 74. Print
Editor’s Note: On 22 November 1905, a crowd of 300 men and boys mainly from the lower social group, together with about 10 women gathered at the gate of the British Consulate.