One of Iran’s most well-known actresses was detain by the police after she supported anti-government protesters.
According to official media, Taraneh Alidoosti was jailed for “spreading falsehoods” about the protest movement that has engulfed the nation.
She denounced the execution of a man for taking part in the protests in a recent Instagram post.
The Oscar-winning movie The Salesman is where Ms. Alidoosti is best known for her performance.
In her post, the 38-year-old accused various foreign organizations of failing to speak out against Mohsen Shekari’s death.
After accusing him of being a “rioter” who stopped a major route in Tehran in September and injured a member of a paramilitary force with a machete, officials had him hung.
“Mohsen Shekari was the man’s name. Each and every international organisation is a shame to humanity for observing this bloodshed and doing nothing “She composed.
She was taken into custody by police for failing to offer “any documentation in line with her statements,” according to a post on the Telegram account of the state news agency IRNA.
More than eight million people follow her on Instagram, which was suddenly delete.
One of Iran’s most popular actors is the 38-year–old actress. She starred in The Salesman, which won the Best International Feature Film Oscar in 2016.
However, since the protest movement began, she has become a prominent opponent of the Iranian government’s efforts to quell the widespread unrest that was prompted by the death of Mahsa Amini in police custody in September.
She gained notoriety in November after sharing a photo of herself on Instagram without a headscarf to show support for the protests.
Since the Iranian government’s ascent to power in the 1979 revolution, the protest movement has emerged as one of its most significant opponents.
Two persons who were found guilty of “moharebeh,” which is loosely translate as “enmity against God,” were already put to death by the authorities. Using a weapon to endanger people or property is known as “creating public insecurity” in Iranian law.