See How The World Responded When These Young Iranians Were Arrested For Dancing To 'Happy' On Video

It's such a shame when the law of the land epically fails to keep pace with culture. Case in point below. This certainly isn't the most egregious example, but it is an interesting situation where archaic rules and pop culture collide, sparking an international commotion. Suffice it to say, the outpouring of support for these young people has been overwhelming.

Here's the full (and utterly delightful) fan video that's causing such a stir:

The song creator himself expressed his disappointment over the situation:


And contrary to the actions of Tehran police, Iran's president later tweeted words of support, presumably, for the young people who were arrested:

Update: Since this story broke, several of the people involved in the video have been released, but the video director remains in custody. We've yet to know what legal repercussions they'll face.

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