On Atena Farghadani and the longstanding repression of artistic expression in Iran

Article 19
http://www.ifex.org/iran/2015/06/24/farghadani_artist_jailed/

Publisher:  ifex
Date Written:  24/06/2015
Year Published:  2015  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX17656

It all started with a harmless political cartoon posted on Facebook. What followed was extreme retaliation to say the least; imprisonment, and physical abuse. Unfortunately, this is not an extraordinary story for artists in Iran.

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