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Iran: Animations vs. Dictatorship

Categories: Middle East & North Africa, Iran, Arts & Culture, Digital Activism, Governance, Human Rights, Ideas, Politics, Protest

Many designs, posters, songs and video films have been created [1]by Iranians and non-Iranians worldwide in support of Iran's “green” protest movement against the June 12 presidential election results [2]. Animators too, have declared war on the dictatorship in Iran.

Green People is an animation inspired by Gandhi [3]

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in 2009 election debate

Baha'i human rights

Another animation reminds us that the Islamic Regime has repressed people for years before the election. MideastYouth.com [4] presents an animation about the persecution of followers of the Bahai [5] faith in Iran. A 30 year story.