Artist Atena Farghadani Indicted for Alleged Disturbance of Public Order

Atena Farghadani, a renowned cartoonist and civil rights activist, has been indicted at Evin Courthouse following her arrest on June 7, 2023.

According to a reliable source who spoke to HRANA, Farghadani is facing charges of “disturbing public order.”

Another source close to her family disclosed that Farghadani has been offered a bail amounting to two billion Rials; however, she has declined to provide the requested bail amount.

On June 7, 2023, security forces arrested Farghadani and subsequently transferred her to Qarchak Prison in Varamin.

It should be noted that Farghadani has previously faced legal consequences for her activism.

Artist Atena Farghadani Detained in Qarchak Prison

Atena Farghadani, an artist and civil rights activist, was taken into custody by security forces on June 7, 2023, and subsequently transferred to Qarchak Prison in Varamin.

According to a reliable source, who spoke with HRANA, Farghadani was apprehended following her appearance at Evin Courthouse. The specific grounds for her arrest and the allegations against her remain undisclosed at this time.

It is worth noting that Farghadani has previously faced legal repercussions for her activism.

Atena Farghadani Released from Evin Prison

HRANA News Agency – Atena Farghadani, cartoonist and activist, was released from Evin prison on May 3, 2016.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Mohammad Moghimi, her lawyer said during the announcement of the news that Atena Farghadani was released from Evin prison by the end of her sentence on May 3, 2016. Continue reading “Atena Farghadani Released from Evin Prison”

Atena Farghadani, Imprisoned in an Undecided Situation

HRANA News Agency – Atena Farghadani, artist and civic activist in the women’s ward of Evin Prison is still in uncertain condition waiting for the court of appeal’s decision.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Atena Farghadani artist and civil rights activist, had faced alleged adultery illicit relationship charge, when she was summoned to prison to have a meeting with her solicitor, Mohammad Moqimi, which was made following the hand shake with him, on Saturday June 7, 2015. Continue reading “Atena Farghadani, Imprisoned in an Undecided Situation”