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Updated: March 11, 2009 at 4:14 PM
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Eleven alleged enemies of the Iranian revolution are executed in Sanandaj, Iran on August 27, 1979. This image was distributed worldwide by United Press International Newspictures (UPI), and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize with the name of the photographer withheld. It has now been confirmed on December 5, 2006, that the photographer was Jahangir Razmi, who is now 57 and lives in Tehran. He worked for the newspaper Ettela'at at the time. The image was taken with a Nikon FE Camera and Nikkor 28mm lens using Kodak ASA 400 Tri-X film. (UPI Photo/Jahangir Razmi/Files)
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