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#FreeHappyIranians and Bassem Youssef's Forced Retirement: Turning Apathy into Activism for Freedom of Expression in the Muslim World

Atif Choudhury | Posted 08.06.2014 | World
Atif Choudhury

I completely respect anyone's right to object to the utility or even the permissibility of making such videos. Here's the thing: It's not the stance you take, but the way in which you articulate that stance which matters.

'Happy' Video Shows Iran: It's Time to Let Your People Dance

Nazanin Boniadi | Posted 08.05.2014 | Impact
Nazanin Boniadi

Despite the onslaught of attacks against freedom of expression in Iran, the international community has largely averted its gaze until now, when Pharrell Williams' smash hit song "Happy" thrust Iran's dismal human rights record back into the spotlight.

Police Arrest Young Iranians For 'Happy' Pharrell Video

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 05.21.2014 | Religion

UPDATE 5/21 -- Iranian political satirist and radio host Kambiz Hosseini, who started the #FreeHappyIranians hashtag, tweeted on May 21 that all of...