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Nafarabad

Fatemeh Pazoki | TEHRAN, Iran

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Nafarabad neighborhood is located in the 20th district of Tehran Municipality, located on the southeastern side of the holy shrine of Hazrat Abdolazim

And the first part of the city of Rey , that based during the reign of Shah Abbas Safavi

This neighborhood covers an area about ​​1.10 square kilometers and is home to about 9,900 people, some of whom are from Afghanistan.

The plan to expand the shrine of Hazrat Abdul Azim has been on the agenda of the province for several years And in order to carry out this order, the municipality has taken action to buy and then destroy the residential houses in this area, and the Cultural Heritage Organization has not paid attention to this issue

However, there are still those who, despite the poverty and pressure، , they love their memories, history, family, identity and antiquity of their neighborhood, and are not willing to sell their homes, and love their neighborhood with all the hardships and insecurities that exist Because with this decision, they will never be able to buy, sell or even rebuild their homes

 

Nafarabad neighborhood is located in the 20th district of Tehran Municipality, located on the southeastern side of the holy shrine of Hazrat Abdolazim

And the first part of the city of Rey , that based during the reign of Shah Abbas Safavi

This neighborhood covers an area about ​​1.10 square kilometers and is home to about 9,900 people, some of whom are from Afghanistan.

The plan to expand the shrine of Hazrat Abdul Azim has been on the agenda of the province for several years And in order to carry out this order, the municipality has taken action to buy and then destroy the residential houses in this area, and the Cultural Heritage Organization has not paid attention to this issue

However, there are still those who, despite the poverty and pressure، , they love their memories, history, family, identity and antiquity of their neighborhood, and are not willing to sell their homes, and love their neighborhood with all the hardships and insecurities that exist Because with this decision, they will never be able to buy, sell or even rebuild their homes

The collection was photographed in 2017 and attempts have been made to show, as far as possible, photos of residents, their homes, neighborhoods and identities, which are now completely destroyed

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