The Sunday Review

Two well-known Iranian actresses Have been arrested by security forces, after they had shown support for the protest movement that was gripping the country. as authorities Intensify their efforts crackdown on dissidents.

Hengameh Gaziani and Katayoun Riahi were arrested on According to the semi-official Tasnim News Agency there are separate occasions for public backing of the nationwide protests.

Since September, the country has seen widespread demonstrations, triggered by the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini while in the custody of Iran’s morality police. Amini, a Kurdish Iranian After being arrested for not properly wearing her hijab, a woman died.

Riahi was arrested By Iranian Security forces on Sunday, Tasnim News Agency reported. The actress is best known for her roles as an actress in television series. “Joseph the Prophet” And “the Tenth Night,” as It is possible to do so. as films such as “The Last Supper,” Had posted an Instagram video in which she was naked and without a headcarf to her account on September 18 – two days after Amini’s death.

Ghaziani is also known for appearing in Iranian films. as “As Simple as That” And “Days of Life,” Posted a video on Her Instagram account Saturday showed the Iranian Actress in public without a headcarf or tie up Her loose hair was pulled back in a ponytail.

“This might be my last post. From this moment on, if anything happens to me, know that I will always be with the people of Iran until my last breath,” In the caption, she stated.

Ghaziani was arrested According to Tasnim News Agency, the video was uploaded by security forces who were in possession of a court warrant just one day before it was posted.

She was then brought to the prosecutor’s office and charged with acting against Iranian Security and participation in propaganda activities directed at the Iranian According to the Fars News Agency, which is affiliated with the state, regime.

On Sunday, Iran’s judiciary said it had sentenced to death a sixth person accused of taking part in recent protests, according to Tasnim News Agency.

Cite the Iranian Judgment: The agency stated that a protestor who blocked traffic during a recent demonstration was arrested on Tehran’s Sattar Khan Street and clashed with members of the Basij militia was given the death penalty.

All death sentences are valid “preliminary and can be appealed” in Iran’s Court of Appeal, Tasnim added.

At least 378 people were murdered by Iranian Iran Human Rights reports that there are 47 children and security forces killed in the country by these officers. on Saturday

The Sunday Review cannot independently verify the death toll – a precise figure is impossible for anyone outside the Iranian government to confirm – and different estimates have been given by opposition groups, international rights organizations and local journalists.

Four of Iran’s Kurdish cities have seen particularly intense clashes in recent days, with 13 people killed over the past 24-hours, activist Azhin Shekhi from the Norway-based Hengaw Organization for Human Rights told The Sunday Review on Monday.

Casualties were recorded in Kermanshah Province, West Azerbaijan Province and Kurdistan Province – where the majority of Iran’s Kurdish population reside – according to Hengaw.

Shekhi stated that 41 people have been killed in Kurdish-majority cities since Tuesday last Week.

Amini's death shed a spotlight on the historic grievances of Iranian Kurdish minorities in Iran.

An Iranian Mahabad was the capital of a Kurdish republic that broke away from Iran in 1946. The MP who represented Mahabad said at least 11 people were killed in the city.

Jalal Mahmoodzadeh was quoted in a reformist media outlet, saying it’s unclear if the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) – Iran’s elite military wing – were part of security forces cracking down in Mahabad, but has written a letter to top military officials asking them to de-escalate the situation.

Sunday’s statement from the IRGC said that they were “strengthening forces” To deal with at a base located in the northwest Iran “terrorists and separatists,” According to a statement by state-aligned news agencies,

The reported death toll followed comments from Hengaw to The Sunday Review at the weekend that regime forces’ “brutality” Had “significantly increased” Against protesters In the last few days.