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Street Art Draws Attention to Iran Human Rights

October 19, 2015, in Videos > News, by

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 Naraqi

Naysan is passionate about using the arts and media to explore the teachings of the Baha’i Faith. Back in 2011, Naysan started up the Baha’i Blog project, channeling his experiences in both media and technology companies to help create a hub for Baha’i-inspired content online.

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