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Iran's Weekly Wire 15

Iran's Weekly Wire 15

In Iran, dogs are political animals.

Many Iranians keep dogs in their homes as pets.

But hardline conservatives consider keeping dogs an affront to religious values.

Authorities increasingly take out their prejudice on the dogs themselves, and this has helped provoke a new animal rights movement in Iran.

This week, Roland Elliott Brown looks at the stories that have inspired our new campaign, "Being a Dog is Not a Crime."