Iranian rapper who criticized the government detained in Turkey

LONDON: A popular Iranian rapper has been arrested in Turkey and faces deportation to I ran After the Turkish police acted in a red Interpol warning to stop him, friends of the rapper and Turkish media reported.

Amir Hussein Maqsoodlo, better known as, was arrested on immigration in Istanbul , according to a music producer who was with him. He is being held at a detention center for unauthorized immigrants near one of the city's airports.

Tataloo, 31, has been one of I ran ’s most prominent rappers for the past decade. But I ran ian clerics have long insisted that rap music is the devil’s job , and censure the lifestyle of rappers and the wearing of tattoos. In his early career, he was known for making bold political statements. After he left I ran in 2018, he began openly criticising the government.