Who is Mehdi Yarrahi, the Iranian voice singing for protest?

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The first interrogation session by prosecutors and the announcement of formal charges against Mehdi Yarrahi took place on 4 September, amid escalating condemnation of this protest singer by officials, while his arrest has sparked international condemnation. On 28 August, Yarrahi was arrested for releasing his latest work, which commemorated the anniversary of last year’s anti-establishment protests that rocked the country following the death in custody of Mahsa Amini. Amini, aged 22, died on 16 September, sparking a four-month nationwide protest known as “the Women, Life, Freedom” Movement, wh…

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