The arrest

The 21st of June was a beautiful day. It was sunny in the morning and the earth shook in the night. We prepared to leave. It was 9 a.m., my boy was harnessing the horses to the carriage, my sister-in-law was tidying up and I was closing the door. As I was about to get into the carriage, the security woman came and gave me a note signed by the head of the Security Service, DARDOR, which said: “Dear comrade, please come to the Security Service office after lunch at 4 o’clock to receive reports about your husband and grandson”. […]

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