Repression Two former MPs, who support the protests, have also been summoned
Iranian justice summons public figures for their support of the protest movement. — Sobhan Farajvan/PACIFIC P/SIPA
Five actresses, a football coach and two former MPs. Iranian justice summoned eight public figures, accused of having published “provocative” in support of the protest movement in Iran. “Following unsubstantiated comments about recent events and the posting of provocative the support of the riots by political figures and celebrities, these people were summoned to the Tehran prosecutor's office on Saturday to respond to judicial authorities,” Mizan Online late Saturday.
Persepolis FC football club coach Yahya Golmohammadi had strongly criticized national team players last week for not “carrying the voice of the oppressed people” to the ears of the authorities”, after the meeting of the Iranian selection with President Ebrahim Raïssi. The two reformist ex-deputies Mahmoud Sadeghi and Parvaneh Salahshouri have them supported openly the protest movement in particular on Twitter and denounced; the recourse of power to force against protesters.
These have been summoned “to explain the publication of undocumented or offensive content” According to Mizan Online, actresses Elnaz Shakerdoust, Mitra Hajjar, Baran Kosari, Sima Tirandaz and Hengameh Ghaziani have been summoned for the publication of “provocative content” not specified. On Sunday, the pages of Yahya Golmohammadi and Baran Kosari were no longer available on Instagram.