Nazanin Afshin-Jam was on top of the world. In 2006, she had signed her first record deal and, after placing first runner-up for Miss World, was a sought-after fashion model and icon for the Iranian dissident community. But then she received an email that would change her life. The subject of that email was a Kurdish girl named Nazanin Fatehi, who was facing execution in Iran as punishment for stabbing a man who had tried to rape her. Afshin-Jam quickly came to Fatehi's defence, striding into the world of international diplomacy and confronting the dark side of the country of her birth. This is her story.
The Tale of Two Nazanins
A Teenager on Death Row in Iran and the Canadian Who Vowed to Save Her