Iran Arrests Happy

Iran Arrests Happy

In this frame grab taken from video posted to YouTube, people dance to Pharrell Williams’ hit song “Happy” on a rooftop in Tehran, Iran. Police in Iran have arrested six young people and shown them on state television for posting the video. While the song has sparked similar videos all over the world, in Iran some see the trend as promoting the spread of Western culture. And women are banned from dancing in public or appearing outside without the hijab in the Islamic Republic. (AP Photo)

In this frame grab taken from video posted to YouTube, people dance to Pharrell Williams’ hit song “Happy” on a rooftop in Tehran, Iran. Police in Iran have arrested six young people and shown them on state television for posting the video. While the song has sparked similar videos all over the world, in Iran some see the trend as promoting the spread of Western culture. And women are banned from dancing in public or appearing outside without the hijab in the Islamic Republic. (AP Photo)

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