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  • Radha Stirling

Interview with Farzan Athari: Swedish Iranian Male Model, TV Host who sang his way out of prison

Farzan Athari speaks with Detained in Dubai, following his release from Dubai Central Jail...

Background Information

Farzan Athari was serving 10-year jail for possessing 21 grams of cocaine when he was at the Burj Khalifa in 2013. He was released in December 2016 after being granted a pardon as a result of his campaign and particularly his popular song (recorded from Dubai Central Jail) “Save my Life”. His release has been published extensively in the media and his arrival in Sweden televised by Swedish news. Since his return from the UAE, Farzan has spent time recovering with hi