After her explicit endorsement For the protests that broke out in Iran Since the middle of last September The death of the young Kurdish woman Mahsa AminiAnd while those protests are still going on, the most famous representative in the country has raised the level of defiance to the authorities.
Taraneh Alidoosti, one of the most prominent Iranian actresses, published a picture of her on her Instagram account on Wednesday night, Thursday, without a veil.
The well-known actress who did not leave Iran also carried a banner with the slogan “Jin Jian Azadi”, which means “a woman of free life”.
“I will stay here”
It is noteworthy that Alidoosti, who is considered the star of films by the famous director Asghar Farhadi, who has won several international cinema awards, including “The Salesman” who won the Oscar for best foreign film in 2017, had pledged a few days ago to stay in her homeland “at any cost”, saying that she plans to stop Stop working and help families of those killed or arrested instead.
The 38-year-old actress also added, “I will stay here and have no intention of leaving,” denying holding a foreign passport or residence. “I will stay here, I will stop working, I will stand by the families of the prisoners and the dead. I will be their defender,” she said.
In addition, the artist, who announced during the November 2019 protests that Iranians are “millions of prisoners” and not citizens, confirmed that she would “pay any price to defend her rights.”
She has seen a prominent presence in Iranian cinema since she was a teenager.
She also starred in young director Said Roustayi’s latest film “Leila’s Brothers”, which was shown at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.
In addition, she is known for her defense of women’s rights and human rights in the broadest sense in Iran, according to AFP.
It is noteworthy that since the start of the protests in the country, on September 16, following the killing of the twenty-year-old girl Amini, 3 days after her arrest by the religious police, many Artists Filmmakers were pressured by the authorities, especially after many of them supported the demonstrations.
International award-winning directors Mohamed Rasoul Af and Jaafar Panahi remain in detention, after their arrest earlier this year.