Young Iranians sentenced for dancing in 'Happy' video

September 19, 2014 2:21 PM

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Young Iranians sentenced for dancing in 'Happy' video

Seven young Iranians, whose video showing six of them dancing to the Pharrell Williams' hit "Happy" went viral in May, have received suspended prison and lashing sentences, their lawyer said Friday.

The six -- three men and three women -- were sentenced to six months in prison and 91 lashes. The seventh, who produced the video, got a one-year sentence in addition to the lashings, the lawyer, Farshid Rofugaran, told Iran Wire on Friday.

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