Iranian actress Pegah Ahangarani jailed

Iranian actress Pegah Ahangarani has been in prison since three days ago, according to media reports.

According to the Arabic-language news channel Al Arabiya, there’s been no news of acclaimed actress Pegah Ahangarani for the past three days while the place of her detention remains unknown.

During the rigged 2009 presidential elections, Ahangarani had supported opposition candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi and was summoned and interrogated by authorities in the days after the announcement of the poll results.

Prior to her arrest, Ahangarani had been expected to report on the 2011 Women’s World Cup for Germany’s Deutsche Welle.

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