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  • proper n. A female given name.


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From Persian پگاه (pagâh)


  • Last year Iranian actress Marzieh Vafamehr was sentenced to a year in jail and 90 lashes later reduced for appearing with her head uncovered in an Australian film critical of the regime, while popular actress Pegah Ahangarani has faced jail for her activism.

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  • Yesterday, Lesley Boulton, of the Friends of Pegah campaign group, said: We have just heard that Pegah has finally been granted refugee status in the UK.

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  • Pegah Ahangarani, 27, was arrested briefly in 2009 after the disputed presidential elections over charges of playing a role in the postelection riots.

    The Seattle Times

  • Pegah Ahangarani, 27, was arrested last week, ISNA said, citing the prosecutor's office in Tehran. rss feed

  • Deutsche Welle said Monday it has learned from people close to Pegah Ahangarani that the actress has been arrested and is being detained in Tehran's notorious Evin prison.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • TEHRAN AFP - Iran's judiciary spokesman Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ejeie announced on Monday the release on bail of Iranian actress and filmmaker Pegah Ahangarani and actress Marzieh Vafamehr, IRNA news agency said.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • AFP/File - Iranian actress Pegah Ahangarani smiles after winning the prize for best actress at the 23rd Cairo film … Movies Video:Stars on 'Smurfs' carpet blue over Amy Winehouse 34 mins ago

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • The head of the radio station's Persian-language department, Jamsheed Faroughi, said Pegah Ahangarani was released from Teheran's Evin prison Wednesday.

    The Seattle Times

  • Our interviews with Pegah and Ryan after the jump.

    East Bay Express

  • (That is Pegah appropriately dressed as a hot dog up there)

    Vice Magazine


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