7 Arrested in Iran for Making a Video to Pharell Williams "Happy"

Police released everyone except director who is accused of making an obscene video.
1:44 | 05/21/14

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Of -- and a reminder of all the freedoms we still take for granted in America. You all know the song that has become a global anthem from optimism happy by -- -- Well some young fans from Iran decided to join the movement there irrepressible joy met with an ominous show of force. And tonight world leaders and surround himself are pushing back. ABC's Martha Raddatz who has traveled to Iran over the decades tells us what is happening. They call it. -- -- -- -- Younger running his lip syncing. -- -- -- Their message and even in repressive to run there is throwing. But 169000. Minutes later when he -- -- police found out. And -- went over. They rounded up and arrested the six dancers and the filmmaker Pollack a homemade video with women not wearing required head scarves. -- and an affront to public. The world reaction was swift for -- himself tweeting. It's beyond -- these kids were arrested for trying to spread happiness. Iran today. Is a country in -- the old -- facing off with the new president Hasan broke -- Who was supporting more freedom especially on the Internet. Tonight six of the seven young people from the video were released Iran's president even tweeting happiness is our people's right. But Diane critics say good dancer shouldn't have been arrested in the first place and the whole world we'll keep watching thank you so much --

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