Iranian actress Alidousti removes hijab in support of Mahsa Amini’s death protesters
Famous Iranian actress Tarane Alidousti posted a photo on Instagram (prohibited in RF social network; belongs to the Meta corporation, which is recognized as extremist in the Russian Federation and banned), on which she stands without a hijab and holds a sheet with the inscription “Woman, life, freedom.” Her post was published in support of the protesters, who have been demanding the resignation of the government and an investigation into the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini for more than a month.
According to Telegram-channel “Voice of Protest Iran”, in recent years, the actress has actively supported the reformist wing of the government of the Islamic Republic. In addition, a few days ago, she reacted to reports of a ban on travel abroad for some members of the profession and stated: “I will stay in IranI will stop working, I will support the families of the dead, I will fight for my home, and I will pay any price to defend my rights.”
Iranian women across the country are publicly removing their hijabs in protest. Demonstrations began in September after the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, who was detained by the vice police for wearing the hijab “incorrectly”. Young woman passed away in the hospital, she was brought there from the police station. The official authorities claim that she was ill, but Mahsa’s family emphasizes that the girl was healthy, she did not have any pathologies.