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Iranian artists jailed for defying government restrictions on women singing and dancing

Composer Mehdi Rajabian has been dragged before an Iranian Revolutionary Court for the third time in his career under an obscure law that forbids "crimes against public moral".

Mr Rajabian creates classical compositions using local Iranian instruments, but his latest project contains something largely forbidden in Iran: the graceful movements of a female classical dancer.

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“The judge told me I was charged with publishing a woman singing and…

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