Oscars: Iranian winner Asghar Farhadi blasts Trump travel ban

Source: BBC

Iranian director Asghar Farhadi has condemned President Donald Trump’s “inhumane” travel ban on immigrants, as his movie, The Salesman, won the best foreign language film Oscar.

Farhadi boycotted the ceremony, with two Iranian-Americans representing him.

“Dividing the world into the US and ‘our enemies’ categories creates fear,” his acceptance statement read.

US courts have blocked the travel ban but the Trump administration is preparing a new executive order.

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