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Iranians imprisoned for playing indie rock

Indie band, Font were imprisoned in their native Iran for playing a gig in Tehran.

Font have come to Britain, home of their musical idols Radiohead and Pink Floyd, on six month artist visas.

Watch Font perform Cliff Richard's hit, Congratulations tonight in the Immigrant Song Contest on Newsnight at 10.30pm on BBC Two.


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