• Cartoon: Free Atena

    Iranian cartoonist Atena Farghadani faces twelve years in prison for a cartoon portraying parliament with animal heads in protest of legislation that would restrict access to birth control and divorce.

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  • Taxi

    Taxi, the newest film by renowned Iranian film director Jafar Panahi, won the Berlin Film Festival’s Golden Bear on February 15. The Iranian government has banned Panahi from making films for 20 years.

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  • Poems in Exile: Elham Malekpoor

    “I send all dried fruits to the soldiers before they rot / So it can fashion the tongue to speak.” Here are two new poems by Elham Malekpoor, an exiled Iranian poet and LGBT and human rights activist.

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