An Instagram star who used make-up and enhancing to make her face appear like a “Zombie Angelina Jolie” was sentenced to a decade in an Iranian jail a 12 months after she was arrested for her social media actions.
Sahar Tabar, 19, whose actual identify is Fatemeh Khishvand, gained practically 500,000 followers after posting photographs of her eerily gaunt face.
Tabar’s lawyer confirmed his consumer was sentenced to 10 years in jail up to now few days, the Day by day Mail reported. She was charged with corruption of younger folks and disrespect for the Islamic Republic, in line with the Guardian.
She was additionally charged with blasphemy and inciting violence when she was arrested in October 2019 together with three different Instagram influencers. She was cleared of these prices. Iranian state TV broadcast her confession in late October final 12 months.
Her attorneys tried to get her launched in April after she caught COVID-19 in jail. Her Instagram account was deactivated.
“Her joke landed her in jail,” tweeted Iranian journalist and activist Masih Alinejad. “Her mom cries every single day to get her harmless daughter freed.”
Medical data confirmed she had a psychological sickness, with a historical past of visits to psychiatric hospitals, making her prolonged sentence much less comprehensible, The Guardian reported.
Alinejad even appealed to Jolie, asking the actress and humanitarian activist to assist Tabar. “Islamic Republic has a historical past of tormenting girls. We should be united in opposition to this gender apartheid.”