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Hey! Ayatollah! Leave those kids alone!

Hey! Ayatollah! Leave those kids alone!


Canadian band Blurred Vision have teamed up with music legend Roger Waters to promote Amnesty International’s campaign against executions in Iran.

The group cover Waters’ Pink Floyd classic “Another Brick in The Wall (Part 2)” as the video shows a variety of activists demanding that Ayatollah Seyed Ali Hoseyni Khāmene’i stop sentencing political prisoners to death — including Canadian Saeed Malekpour, an Iranian-Canadian web designer condemned for “insulting Islam.”


The musicians (and AI) encourage supporters to sign the petition, share the video, and upload their own messages of “Hey Ayatollah Leave Those Kids Alone” to the campaign Facebook page. You can also buy the song at iTunes.

All I know is that when Roger Waters shouts, I listen. In abject terror.

See the video after the break.

In case you were wondering, two members of Blurred Vision are from Iran, and had no problem getting Waters involved in the issue.

Here is their original video:

Amnesty International Canada
Blurred Vision (feat. Roger Waters)
Amnesty International Canada (Facebook)

I am Creative Director at Acart Communications, a Canadian Social Issues Marketing agency. Read more