Thursday, 22 May 2014

Homework - Current Events

Name of Article: Iranians freed after 'Happy' video arrest

What: 6 men and women have been released from police after being arrested for appearing in a parody of "Happy" by Pharrell Williams. The video has gone viral from May 19th, reaching over 300,000 views. 

Who: Tehran's police chief, Hossein Sajedinia, Pharrell Williams, who tweeted, "It's beyond sad these kids were arrested for trying to spread happiness", one of the dancers, Reihane Taravati, President Hassan Rouhani, who also tweeted, "#Happiness is our people's right. We shouldn't be too hard on behaviors caused by joy,", and many more.

When: This article was made at 12:45 PM Thursday May 22, 2014. The video was posted on May 19th, 2014.

Where: This event occurred in Iran.

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