The woman, Dr. Anupama Bhardwaj, cut her hair in support of Iranian protestors
New Delhi: Protests over the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini are raging across Iran and other parts of the world. In support of Iranian woman, an Indian woman from Noida too supported anti-hijab protests.
The woman, Dr. Anupama Bhardwaj, cut her hair in support of Iranian protestors.
After Mahsa Amini’s death protests began. She died after being put in detention by morality police enforcing strict hijab rules on September 17. Around 50 Iranian cities, towns, and villages are witnessing protests.
Despite rising death tolls and a crackdown by security forces using tear gas, clubs, and in some cases, live ammunition, videos of demonstrators demanding the overthrow of the religious elite were shared on social media.
The women in Iran are publicly chopping off their hair and burning their hijab as they are protesting against draconian laws of the country. People are chanting ‘Death to the Dictator,’ as they are calling an end to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s rule.
Earlier, Turkish singer Melek Mosso joined the protests by cutting her hair on stage. Many French artists have also come out in support of Iranian women.
A European lawmaker cut off her hair during a debate in the Parliament to express solidarity with Iranian women amid the ongoing protest in the country.
Addressing the EU debate in Strasbourg, Swedish politician Abir Al Sahlani said, “We, the people and the citizens of the EU, demand an unconditional and immediate stop of all the violence against men and women in Iran.” “Until the women of Iran are free, we will stand with you,” Al Sahlani said as she cut off her hair using a pair of scissors in front of members of the European Parliament, according to a video she posted on her Twitter handle.
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