Since Amini’s dying, protests have erupted throughout Iran, with girls posting TikToks of themselves slicing their hair, burning their hijabs in public, and shouting, “Girls, life, freedom” throughout flash protests.
One TikTok seems to point out girls dancing and burning their hijabs on the street, surrounded by protestors (women and men) cheering them on. One other video exhibits a compilation of ladies and men slicing their hair, with the overlaid textual content studying, “Iranian individuals are slicing 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 girls 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 throughout the protests, together with a 16-year-old boy who was reportedly shot lifeless 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 accordance with the United Nations.