Since Amini’s dying, protests have erupted throughout Iran, with ladies posting TikToks of themselves chopping their hair, burning their hijabs in public, and shouting, “Girls, life, freedom” throughout flash protests.
One TikTok seems to indicate ladies dancing and burning their hijabs on the street, surrounded by protestors (women and men) cheering them on. One other video reveals a compilation of men and women chopping their hair, with the overlaid textual content studying, “Iranian persons are chopping their hair to protest the killing of a 22-year-old lady Mahsa Amini by the police in Iran [because] of the hijab.”
A video of the protests in Tehran additionally confirmed ladies waving their hijabs within the air, with some chanting, “No to the headband, no to the turban, sure to freedom and equality!”
It is estimated that 9 individuals have been killed in the course of the protests, together with a 16-year-old boy who was reportedly shot useless after safety forces opened fireplace on protesters, BBC Information reported. The protests are taking place throughout Iran, together with Isfahan, Karaj, Mashhad, Rasht, Saqqes, and Sanandaj, in line with the United Nations.