Famous people who went to prison

Marziyeh Vafamehr

She is an independent filmmaker and actress. She is married to the film director and screenwriter Nasser Taghvai. Vafamehr was arrested on 29 June 2011, reportedly due to her acting in Granaz Moussavi’s 2009 homeland-Australian film My capital for Sale that is critical of her native Iran.She was released on 24 October 2011, after posting unspecified bail. It was reported that she was sentenced to 90 lashes and a year in prison for appearing in the movie as an actress whose work is banned by the homeland authorities.