Their locks fall out with the scissors and the musical notes of an air that has become a hymn.
About fifty actresses, comedians and singers filmed themselves in a video broadcast this Wednesday cutting their hair in support of Iranian women, who have been demonstrating for two weeks despite the repression.
Their names and faces are well known to the general public.
Juliette Binoche first then Marion Cotillard, Angèle or even Charlotte Gainsbourg, Isabelle Adjani, Pomme, Angèle parade behind the camera, scissors in hand.
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"Condemnations should no longer be half-worded"
“Mahsa Amini was a 22-year-old young woman.
On September 13, she was arrested and mistreated by the vice police until death.
She was only accused of wearing the veil inappropriately.
She died for letting a few strands of hair show.
His death has outraged and moved Iran and the world,” reads a scrolling text.
“(…) There are already dozens of dead men and women, including children.
The arrests only swell the number of prisoners already illegally detained and too often tortured.
We thus decided to answer the call which was launched to us by cutting, us also, some of these locks”.
Three lawyers are behind this video reminds France Inter.
Richard Sédillot, specializing in the defense of human rights, the president of Paris Julie Couturier, and the former president of the National Bar Council, Christiane Feral Schuhl.
The first hopes that this movement from France “will trigger an extremely strong political reaction, he confides on the radio.
Condemnations should no longer be half-worded, but more vehemently.