“The whole thing was an experience like being buried alive.”
As an investigative journalist, Sharam Rafizadeh exposed illegal arrests and reported on serial murders. One of his articles, entitled “The Miracle Room,” reported on prisoners’ confessions under pressure and torture. In the article, Rafizadeh refers to the interrogation room where prisoners are tortured as “the miracle room” — a place where a person miraculously confesses to anything he has, or has not, done. When he was arrested, Rafizadeh was taken to this room.
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