Published On: Wed, Nov 4th, 2020
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Iran’s #MeToo movement makes waves in Toronto as calls mount for festival to cut ties with celebrated artist

Aydin Aghdashloo

Accusations of sexual assault against one of Iran’s most celebrated visual artists are making waves in Toronto’s Iranian community — with many saying they represent a critical moment not only in the burgeoning #MeToo movement inside Iran, but also for community leaders abroad to take a stand against a culture of impunity they say has too long shielded perpetrators at all levels of power. 

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