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In video, the strong act of the Swedish MP who cuts her hair in the middle of a session of the European Parliament


Abir Al-Sahlani went to the European Parliament on Tuesday, October 3, armed with a pair of scissors, demanding "an immediate end to violence against women and men in Iran".

This is the strong gesture of his last 24 hours.

In the European Parliament, this Tuesday, October 3, Swedish MP Abir Al-Sahlani gave a poignant speech, pair of scissors in hand.

“We, the peoples and citizens of the European Union, demand an unconditional and immediate end to all violence against women and men in Iran.

As long as Iran will not be free, our fury will be greater than that of the oppressors”, she declared, before roughly cutting several strands of hair, facing the Assembly.

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This gesture has become the symbol of support for Iran and its citizens who have been demonstrating in their country since the death of Mahsa Amini, arrested on September 13 by the morality police for an “ill-fitting” scarf.

According to figures from the NGO Iran Human Rights, nearly 92 people have already died in Iran.

“Until you, the women of Iran are free, we will remain by your side”, thus continued the elected official, of Iraqi origin.

And to add, brandishing his pair of scissors: "Women, life, freedom!".

“For Freedom”

In France, many personalities also revolted against repression in Iran.

Facing the camera, several women, artists, activists, singers, filmed themselves cutting locks of hair.

"On September 13, she (

Masha Amini, editor's note

) was arrested and mistreated by the morality police until death ensued", denounces the clip, posted on October 5 on the networks.

In video, French stars cut their hair in solidarity with Iranian women

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In this video that has gone viral, shot against the backdrop of a cover in Persian of

Bella Ciao

(an Italian song of revolt), we recognize in particular the faces of Marion Cotillard, Angèle, Isabelle Adjani, Alexandra Lamy, Pomme, Isabelle Huppert, Juliette Armanet , or even Jane Birkin and Charlotte Gainsbourg.

Source: lefigaro

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