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Amnesty International Apologizes to Iggy Pop for Using Photo Without Permission in “Torture” Campaign

Written by on June 24, 2014

By Music News Group

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Amnesty International has issued an apology to Iggy Pop for using his picture without permission. The snapshot — showing Pop’s bruised and beaten face — was part of the human rights group’s new anti-torture campaign, and featured the slogan “The future of rock and roll, it’s Justin Bieber.”

Whether or not Iggy Pop likes Bieber is anyone’s guess, but apparently some fans were offended that Pop was bad-mouthing another artist, even one whose musical sensibilities are pretty far removed from that of the punk god.

The apology was issued from the Belgian branch of …read more

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