Stories about Iran from May, 2014
They were jailed and forced to confess on national television that they were tricked into the making of a "Happy" video in Tehran.
Women activists Iran all over are defiantly removing their veil to protest governmental discrimination against women. See how they break the law and flout their photographs online.
Forced for decades to wear headscarves or face arrest, thousands of Iranian women are now sharing photos of themselves unveiled as an act of protest.
Recent moves by moderate President Hassan Rouhani suggest things could change in the future, but returning still remains risky. Iranian-Canadian photographer Saman Aghvami attempted to capture the nostalgia.
The photo left a poignant mark on viewers familiar with Dowlatabadi work, which have been banned on occasion by Iran’s Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance.