Global Week in Review: Young Iranians in ‘Happy’ Video Freed from Custody

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Young Iranians Featured in ‘Happy’ Video Freed from Custody

Artists in Norway recreate a Congo Village; a nurse was found guilty of HIV transmission; plus more global news. —Natelege Whaley


Six young Iranians who were arrested for dancing in an amateur video version of Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” have been released from custody of Tehran police. The video’s director has not been released.  The kids are accused of being “obscene” and offending public morals.



(Photo: AP Photo)

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