The former TV Presenter “Azade Namdari” Memorial in the capital
Azade Namdari (November 1984 – 26 March 2021) was an actress and television presenter. A video emerged showing Namdari drinking beer without hijab during her vacation in Switzerland. The event drew a backlash on social media as she advocated black chador and compulsory dress code. Azadeh Namdari died at the age of 36. According to news outlets, her body was discovered 24 hours after her death in her apartment in the Saadatabad area in western. Mehr News Agency quoted an “informed source” as saying that the cause of death was suicide.