How a viral song became the unofficial anthem of Iran’s protests

How a viral song became the unofficial anthem of Iran’s protests

Singer Shervin Hajipour’s ‘Baraye’ — ‘Because Of’ — ‘puts decades of depression, hurt and anger into simple words’

The unofficial anthem of Iran’s ongoing anti-government protests is a soulful song, with lyrics strung together from tweets sent out by demonstrators risking their lives to defy the country’s ruling clerics.

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