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INDEPENDENT LENS : When God Sleeps

Monday, April 2, 2018, 10:00-11:30 p.m. ET

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INLE When God Sleeps Ep Main

Explore the journey of an Iranian musician forced into hiding after a fatwa is issued for his death.

  • Airdate(s): 4/2/2018, 10:00 - 11:30 PM ET
  • INLE #: 1913
  • Original Broadcast: 4/2/2018
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Episode Description

Explore the journey of Iranian musician Shahin Najafi, forced into hiding after hardline clerics issue a fatwa for his death, incensed by a rap song that focuses on the oppression of women, sexism, and human rights abuses.

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  • When God Sleeps Premieres on Independent Lens Monday, April 2, 2018 on PBS

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