Actor Mehdi Etemad Saeed Detained for Nearly 50 Days in Legal Uncertainty

Mehdi Etemad Saeed, an actor, showman, and skill development facilitator, is still detained in legal ambiguity for over 49 days, raising his family’s concern about his condition.

Etemad Saeed was arrested by security forces on June 9, 2023, in Tehran. The agents searched his house and confiscated some of his belongings.

According to PartUp Institute, Mehdi Etemad was reportedly denied access to legal representation and has been charged with “promoting impurity and indecency.”Etemad Saeed’s whereabouts are still unknown.

Etemad Saeed is the founder of PartUp Institute and a social project with the same name.