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

Tension in the Middle East

Tension' in the Middle East. Cartoon of 14/04/2024 in CTXT TR: "I don't understand how it has come to this". The "tension" in the Middle East varies in severity depending on who is telling you about it. Sometimes it is the prelude to an imminent

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

Smart cameras

'Cámaras inteligentes'

'Smart cameras'. Cartoon of 16/04/2023 in CTXT Iran last Saturday began implementing a plan to re-impose the wearing of the veil on women using a system of "smart" cameras on public roads. Iran aims to avoid "tension" and "conflict" over the enforcement of the law