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When God Sleeps

Season 19 Episode 13 | 1h 26m 17s

When God Sleeps depicts the journey of Iranian musician Shahin Najafi who is forced into hiding after hardline clerics issue a fatwa for his death, incensed by a rap song that focuses on the oppression of women, sexism, and human rights abuses.

Aired: 04/02/18

Expired: 04/17/18

Rating: NR

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