Artist: Shirin Ebadi
Date of Action:
Region: North America
Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion
Description of Artwork: "In her lawsuit, Ms. Ebadi argued that Treasury Department regulations restricting the publication in the United States of works by authors in countries subject to U.S. trade sanctions is unconstitutional"
The Incident: Banned, US embargo prevented publication
Results of Incident: Case tried in NY state
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