Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

for Human Rights in Iran

Promoting tolerance and justice through knowledge and understanding
Ethics of Citizenry

Personal Responsibility Under Dictatorship

Hannah Arendt
Schocken Books
January 1, 1964
Book chapter

The Abdorrahman Boroumand Foundation has published the Persian version of "Personal Responsibility Under Dictatorship" in November 2007. Since it publication the piece has been read by thousands of Iranians and is debated among human rights and civil rights activists. Arendt's essay helps Iranian citizens make sense of the political system under which they are living.