Ghazal Omid is an Iranian-Canadian author. She wrote an autobiographical work entitled 'Living In Hell: A True Odyssey of a Woman's Struggle in Islamic Iran Against Personal and Political Forces'. She is known in the United States as an advocate for human rights and women's rights and is also a Shiite legal scholar. Wikipedia*
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Ghazal Omid has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2006 Call-In.