Street Art Draws Attention to Iran Human Rights

The Associated Press does a story on “Paint the Change”, a new world-wide street art campaign aimed at creating awareness for all those excluded from higher education in Iran, especially the Baha’is.

A half-dozen murals painted around the New York area are helping to draw attention to journalist Maziar Bahari’s campaign for press freedom and educational access in Iran. He spent 118 days in an Iranian jail after making a joke on television.

You can read Baha’i Blog’s article about the campaign providing more links to the campaign site and other videos here: “Paint the Change” – Street Art Campaign for Human Rights in Iran

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Naysan is the editor of Baha'i Blog and he has worked in various avenues of media for two decades. He’s passionate about using the arts and media to support and explore the teachings of the Baha’i Faith and he has produced and collaborated on popular music projects like the "DawnBreaker Collective" and the successful Ruhi-inspired sequence of "MANA" albums. His experience as a producer for CNN was invaluable while working on a number of special projects for the Baha’i World Centre, including the "Building Momentum" and "Pilgrimage: A Sacred Experience" videos. If there’s a media-related Baha’i project out there, chances are that Naysan was involved with it somehow!

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