Iran's Future Held Captive| 2mins
Director: International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran | Producer: International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran
Focus Years: 2012 | Country: United States
"Iran's Future Held Captive," describes the intense repression confronting Iranian students for their activities at school. Students not only face being banned and expelled from university, but they also face prosecution and long prison sentences, as well as the possibility of mistreatment while in prison.
The video highlights the situation of 30 students who were in prison at the time of the video's release in 2012. These students, including Zia Nabavi, Bahareh Hedayat, and Majid Tavakoli, have been given lengthy prison sentences simply for expressing their beliefs and participating in student organizations.