Iranian songwriter arrested after releasing a music video about women’s rights

An Iranian songwriter has been arrested after releasing a new music video that condemns the government over its treatment of woman.

 

Yaghma Golrouee was taken from his home on Monday and detained by Revolutionary Guard intelligence officers, according to local activists.

 

Golrouee has often used his music to promote social issues within the country and has several encounters with authorities.

 

The forty year old songwriter whereabouts remain unknown at this time.

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