Turkish singer Melek Mosso chopped off her lengthy tresses on stage to indicate solidarity with Iranian girls protesting the tragic demise of Mahsa Amini, who was detained by authorities in Tehran on September 13 and three days later, died in custody.
Twenty two-year-old Mahsa Amini was brutally killed by the “morality police” of Iran for exhibiting a little bit of her hair, not adhering to the strict gown code legal guidelines.
Mahsa Amini’s killing has sparked nationwide protests. Protesters are standing in opposition to the totalitarian regime, chanting slogans equivalent to ‘Let women live their freedom’ and ‘I will kill whoever killed my sister.’
A video of Melek Mosso has gone viral, the place she is seen standing on stage and reducing her lengthy black hair. She is wearing an all white ensemble. While, she was chopping of her hair, the group may very well be heard cheering for the singer.
The Turkish singer took to Instagram, the place she additionally shared the clip, which at present has 1,65,348 likes on the photo-sharing web site.
Melek Mosso wrote in Turkish: “If you want to grab us by the hair and drag us into your darkness, we will cut that hair too! Freedom should be equal for all in the world. All women deserve to live humanely in this world! The various restrictions and atrocities done to my sisters wherever they are in the world breaks my heart.”
“Mahsa Amini who was killed at such a young age and many whose lives were taken away in the clashes in recent days… I stand with the Iranian people and the women fighting for their freedom 89 @bahman_ghobadi (Iranian director) in a video I watched, he called out to Turkish artists: “Your support right now will have a tremendous impact on civil protests Like this. If artists in Iran hear your voice they will be braver about supporting their people.”
“I invite all artists to encourage and support the people who are struggling out there 1 WOMAN, LIFE, FREEDOM! ZEN.”
Many individuals from all around the world have additionally proven help to the Iranian girls apart from Melek Mosso. A number of Hollywood celebrities have too, together with Angelina Jolie.
More energy to her and all of the Iranian girls!