Nick Pateras | Iran
In late 2014 my exploration of religion entered a new phase, leading me to the Islamic Republic of Iran. I had an ambition to witness the functioning of a state in which there was no divorce between religious principles and constitutional rights.
The visit surprised me in several ways, including a newfound enamorment with the Persian people and an enhanced understanding of the application of Sharia law.
Full piece to come.
Joining in a Tehran magazine's fashion shoot. Regrettably, I didn't get to keep the hat.
The face of the regime plagues every doorway, store and public space: Ruhollah Khomeini, leader of the '79 Iranian Revolution.