Monday, September 28, 2015

Observingarts: Iran painter gets 12 years for performing her art

Souce: Amnesty International

"29-year-old Atena Farghadani is in prison for her art and peaceful activism, after she was found guilty of charges including 'insulting members of parliament through paintings'. In June, Iran sentenced Atena to more than 12 years in prison, after a trial that lasted just half an hour - the only 'evidence' against her extracted under interrogation". Read full story at: Amnesty International.

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