Woman Cuts Long Hair to Protest Mahsa Amini death, the sad event that occured when Iranian policemen allegedly killed Amini in custody over improperly wearing her Hijab. Her death has sparked protests calling for renewed respect for the rights of women globally.
Mahsa Amini Death: Woman Cuts Long Hair to Protest Iranian Woman’s Death
Women have been sharing videos online of them cutting their hair off to protest Mahsa Amini’s death, according to multiple media reports. A video posted by Twitter user Faezeh Afshan showed her cutting her long locks with a pair of scissors.
Protests continue in Iran over woman’s death
Iran is facing global criticism and calls to properly investigate the death of a 22-year-old woman who had been held in custody by Iran’s morality police for improperly wearing her hijab, or headscarf. The incident has sparked days of protests that have turned deadly in Iran.
Iranian women burn their hijabs as hundreds protest death of Mahsa Amini
Nada Al-Nashif, the acting U.N. high commissioner for human rights, said Tuesday, “Mahsa Amini’s tragic death and allegations of torture and ill-treatment must be promptly, impartially and effectively investigated by an independent competent authority.”
Mahsa Amini who is she?
Amini was detained last week by Iranian authorities and taken to a police station where she collapsed. She died three days later.
Woman Cuts Long Hair to Protest Iranian Woman’s Death
Iranian police say she died of a heart attack and have denied mistreating her. Authorities say they are investigating the incident, but widespread protests against Amini’s detention and death have erupted throughout much of Iran, with three deaths linked to the unrest.