Iranian "zombie Angelina Jolie" was given ten years last week due to her influencer status, although her recent sentence has sparked outrage, leading to a breakthrough for the star...
Just last week, the Iranian "Zombie Angelina Jolie" had been sentenced to ten years in prison...
Although the Iranian government has since been inundated with demands to set her free...
via: IMDb.comTabar has been compared to Tim Burton's Corpse Bride.
The story surrounding her look has taken the internet by storm.
To say that Angelina Jolie of Iran is wrong. She underwent surgery to be like the hero of the animation movie Corps… https://t.co/W9D652coaI— نایب (@نایب)1570374108.0
I am my own muse...
Sahar never had the ambition to look like Jolie.
via: IMDb.comIt was merely a coincidence that getting lip fillers, liposuction, and a nose job made her look like the Hollywood A-lister.
Sahar can be seen wearing a loose hijab in most of her posts.
Introducing: the debate surrounding whether or not the Internet is a public space...
"There is no cyber law in Iran's constitution."
Iran's Cyber Police (FATA).
via: Getty ImagesIn a fascinating piece posted on Medium, Kaveh Azarhoosh exposes the dark world of Iran's cyber police. In a notion passed by The Islamic State of "self-policing" over 42,000 civilians volunteer to police the web, ensuring that Iranians are following the strict Islamic code. We can assume that it was through this system that Sahar Tabar was caught out.
Not everyone in Iran will be silenced.
10 years jail for Iranian Instagramer who used make up & Photoshop to become a zombie Angelina Jolie. Sahar Tabar… https://t.co/Ry7GWW2vhY— Masih Alinejad 🏳️ (@Masih Alinejad 🏳️)1607692001.0
This case has reminded people of the Iranian government's dark history of silencing online users.
People have not forgotten what happened to Beheshti.
Islamic Republic turtured a young blogger Sattar Beheshti to death for his activities on social media & sentenced S… https://t.co/i8dednkPFf— Masih Alinejad 🏳️ (@Masih Alinejad 🏳️)1555456095.0
Sahar's unusual appearance has meant a lot of people are not taking this seriously.
That #sahartabar looks like Yzma out of the Emperor’s Groove! 😩 https://t.co/ZeOIZDZkV1— Thomas Briggs (@Thomas Briggs)1512085633.0
"It is a way of expressing yourself, a kind of art."
As of July 2018, the Iranian judiciary has been in talks concerning the filtering of Instagram.
via: Getty Images.In a push to maintain Iran's strict rules of the Islamic State, they have already been implementing systematic filtering surveillance on Facebook, Telegram, and Twitter.
Tabar was recently brought on TV, without makeup or prosthetics.
via: Sahar TabarThe clip shows how different the star looks compared with her shocking Instagram posts. And she quickly gained sympathy all over the globe, with people determined to free her from her recent sentence.
It was the first time she had spoken out.
via: YouTubeShe featured on the Iranian regime-run channel, IRTV2.
In the interview, she explained that she didn't alter her face to look like Angelina Jolie, to whom she is often compared to.
via: YouTube“I do not currently look like my photoshopped pictures. My mother was telling me to stop, but I didn’t listen. Sometimes the words of a stranger or a friend can be more important than those of a parent."
The Iranian broadcaster used the star to show how wanting social media fame can ruin lives.
via: YouTube“Vulgarity on social media gets a lot of clicks," Tabar added.
Amazingly, just days after her 10-year sentence, and massive media pressure, she has been released...
The news was broken by Iranian journalist Masih Alinejad, who tweeted:
Today Iranian teenager who posted heavily distorted images of herself online and was jailed for 10 years has been f… https://t.co/fgkA6GOLYI— Masih Alinejad 🏳️ (@Masih Alinejad 🏳️)1608205301.0