May 21, 2014

CNN: Six Iranians arrested for making fan video of Pharrell Williams’ ‘Happy’

The National Iranian American Council condemned Iranian authorities for arresting the six men and women and forcing them to repent on state TV. “There are forces within Iran’s government who want to keep the Iranian people isolated from the world,” the council said in a statement. “The irony that the Iranian youth were arrested for dancing to a song called ‘Happy’ seems to be lost on the Iranian authorities.”

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