Iran’s President Ibrahim Raisi’s statement has come for the first time on the death of Mahsa Amini, who became a victim of Iran’s religious police for not wearing a hijab. Raisi has said that Mahsa Amini’s death has affected everyone. Everyone believes that it should be clear how he died, but ‘chaos’ will not be accepted under its guise.
Let us tell you that on September 16, Mahsa Amini (22) died. He was arrested by the Islamic Police of Iran on 13 September. Amini was arrested for not wearing the hijab properly while traveling in Tehran. While wearing hijab is mandatory in Iran. Amini was arrested and taken to the police station. Amini was taken to the hospital when her health deteriorated there. Three days later the news came that Amini had died.
The family members of Mahsa Amini alleged that the police beat up Amini badly. Due to this she went into a coma and she died in the hospital. After the death of Amini, demonstrations started everywhere in Iran. Slogans started against the government. The women themselves started protesting by cutting their hair. She started flying hijab in front of the security forces.
Since the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, protests against the hijab in Iran have reached a peak. Thousands of women are protesting against the hijab by taking to the streets. According to reports, 41 people have died in these demonstrations so far. Demonstrations have turned violent in many cities of the country. Women and civil rights organizations are angry about the government’s rules, due to which the Internet was also banned in Iran.
A 20-year-old woman who took part in the ongoing protests after Amini’s death was shot by Iranian security forces. He was shot by security forces six bullets, due to which he died. The name of the woman is Hadith Najafi, who was a popular face of Tiktok and Instagram in Iran. Earlier, an anti-hijab video of Hadith Najafi went viral on social media, in which she was seen tying her hair before joining the protest. After this video went viral, Hadith came to be known as ‘Ponytail Girl’.
Najafi was killed in firing by Iranian security forces in the city of Karaj. The security forces had fired six bullets on his face, neck and chest. He was admitted to the hospital, where he was declared brought dead. After Najafi’s death, tributes were paid to him on social media. One person had tweeted and said that another victim of the Iranian government is the Hadith Najafi. Another person had tweeted saying that her name was Hadeeth Najafi, a bold and brave girl of 20 years.