Alidoosti, 38, was arrested “by order of the judicial authority” after “failing to provide documentation for some of her allegations” about the protests, Mizan Online, the government information agency, said. The website added that “some figures and several celebrities”, including Alidoosti, were questioned or arrested after making “unsubstantiated comments about recent events and the publication of provocative material in support of the street riots”. , via Instagram, to the demonstrations triggered by the death of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Iranian woman of Kurdish origin, on September 16, after being arrested in Tehran by the morality police. that the regime imposes on women, including wearing the Islamic headscarf in public.”Taraneh Alidoosti was arrested for her recent actions, posting false information and content os, and for inciting chaos”, announced the local news agency Tasnim shortly before, without detailing the place of detention. On December 8, the actress had denounced the execution of Mohsen Shekari on the gallows after he was accused of ” war against God”. “Any international organization that observes this bloodbath without reacting represents a shame for humanity”, wrote the actress on her Instagram profile. to defend their rights and stop working to support the families of those killed or arrested during the demonstrations.Taraneh Alidoosti is especially known for her work in Asghar Farhadi’s feature film “The Salesman”, which won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 2017.A well-known face of Iranian cinema since her teens, she has also participated in Saeed Roustayi’s work “Leila’s Brothers”, presented this year at the Cannes Film Festival. In September, thousands of Iranians and about 40 foreigners were arrested and more than 2,000 people were charged with being related to the demonstrations, according to judicial authorities. So far, two men have been executed for participating in the protests.
Iran arrests famous actress Taraneh Alidoosti due to her relationship with protest movements