Many Iranian Celebrities have been outspoken against Trump’s recent Muslim Ban, as well as the increasing number of threatened sanctions on Iran.
Iranian Celebrities Who Speak Out Against Trump’s Muslim Ban
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As the Trump administration works to implement its controversial Muslim ban, Iranian celebrities have taken to social media to voice their opposition. Some have spoken out directly against the ban, while others have used their platforms to raise awareness of the plight of refugees and immigrants affected by it. Persian Celebrities
Here are some of Iran’s most outspoken celebrities on Trump’s Muslim ban:
1. Golshifteh Farahani
Golshifteh Farahani is an Iranian actress and model who has appeared in a number of television shows and films. In a series of tweets published on Saturday, she called on her followers to protest the Muslim ban. “Dear Americans! These are not my words, these are the words of prophets,” she wrote. “Do not let hatred towards people turn into violence.”
2. Majid Majidi
Majid Majidi is an Iranian filmmaker and screenwriter who has been nominated for two Academy Awards—for Best Foreign Language Film for The Wind Will Carry Us and Best Screenplay for A Separation. In a tweet published on Saturday, he condemned Trump’s Muslim ban as “a crime against humanity.”
3. Reza Aslan
Reza Aslan is an American author, philosopher, and religious scholar who has written extensively about Islam and Christianity. In a tweet published on Saturday, he called Trump’s Muslim ban “a disgraceful attempt to roll back centuries of progress.” Iranian Celebs
Aftermath of the Muslim Ban
Since the inception of Trump’s Muslim Ban, Iranian celebrities have been vocal about their reactions to the policy. Some have taken to social media to denounce the ban, while others have spoken out against Trump and his advisors. Here are some of the most outspoken Iranian celebrities about the Muslim Ban:
1) Taraneh Alidoosti
2) Golshifteh Farahani
3) Masih Alinejad
4) Samira Nikkhah
5) Behrooz Ghamari
6) Parvaneh Mohammadi-Khorasani
7) Mostafa Fahimi
8) Mahnaz Fesharaki
What Other Countries Are Doing
Since the implementation of President Donald Trump’s Muslim Ban, Iranian celebrities have been vocal about their opposition to the policy. Some have even taken to social media to share their stories of how the ban has affected them personally.
Masih Alinejad, a well-known female Iranian journalist and activist, tweeted on Sunday that she had been stopped from boarding a flight to the United States. “My daughter is studying in US and I wanted to visit her,” she wrote in another tweet. “I was not allowed in despite having a valid visa.”
Other Iranian celebrities who have spoken out against the Muslim Ban include Mohsen Makhmalbaf, an award-winning filmmaker and actor best known for his film Nasreddin Hatameh; Golshifteh Farahani, an actress and singer; and Parviz Parastouneh, a journalist and actor.
Some Iranian celebrities have also written statements denouncing the Muslim Ban. For instance, Golshifteh Farahani wrote on Instagram that Trump’s policy is “a crime against humanity” and an attack on freedom of religion. She also urged people not to let their “voices be silenced.”
Many other Iranian celebrities have remained silent about Trump’s Muslim Ban, likely for fear of reprisal from the government or because they don’t want to risk their own safety by speaking out publicly against the policy.