Iranian cartoonist Atena Farghadani sentenced to six years in jail

On Saturday 13 April 2024, Tehran-based cartoonist, painter and children's rights activist Atena Farghadani was violently arrested by security forces and taken to Evin prison for pasting one of her drawings on a wall. His trial was delayed, but the sentence is now known, as

Atena Farghadani is jailed again, this time for pasting one of her drawings on a wall.

On Saturday 13 April 2024, Atena Farghadani, a Tehran-based cartoonist, painter and children's rights activist, was violently arrested by security forces and taken to Evin Prison. This prison is where the Iranian government often imprisons artists, academics, activists, journalists and other dissident intellectuals, and is

Atena Farghadani returns to prison after refusing to accept bail

Atena Farghadani

Farghadani in a November 2017 photo / Instagram Painter and cartoonist Atena Farghadani has been re-imprisoned in Iran after refusing to accept bail after being charged with"disturbing public order". According to her lawyer, she was summoned to Evin prison court on 8 June. She refused

Evin University

Evin prison in northeast Tehran has the shameful honour of being known for the harsh conditions in which prisoners have to live, with reports of cruel interrogation, torture, prolonged solitary confinement and executions. In this prison, the Iranian government locks up artists, academics, activists, journalists

Iran, 12 years and 9 months in prison for Atena Farghadani for satirical illustration

The 28-year-old activist and painter Atena Farghadani was arrested in Iran on 23 August 2014. Her "crime", in the eyes of the Iranian judiciary, was to depict members of parliament with the heads of different animals. Illustration by Atena Farghadani posted on Facebook These MPs