Former HDP Co-Chair Selahattin demirtaş and former Diyarbakır Metropolitan Municipality Mayor, who was dismissed and replaced by a trustee. Selcuk SpearliShaving his hair in prison became the agenda. Here is the reason for Selahattin Demirtaş’s haircut…
WHY DID SELAHATTİN DEMİRTAŞ SHAVE HAIR?
Selahattin Demirtaş, who is detained in prison, attended the hearing today at the Küçükçekmece 23rd Criminal Court of First Instance due to the accusation of ‘insulting a public official’ against him. Demirtaş was present at the hearing with the Audio and Visual Information System (SEGBİS) from Edirne F Type Prison. Demirtaş was seen shaving his hair in the images.
BAŞAK DEMİRTAŞ ANNOUNCED WHY
Başak Demirtaş, the wife of Selahattin Demirtaş, from her social media account, “Selahattin and Selçuk Hodja shaved their heads to protest the murder of Mahsa Amini, who was detained and murdered in Iran because a part of her hair was uncovered, and to support the resistance in Iran.” said.
The death of Amini, who was taken to the hospital in a coma after being detained by the Irshad patrols, known as the ‘morality police’ in Tehran, on September 16, caused outrage in Iran and the world.
Mahsa AminiDuring his visit to Tehran on 13 September, he was detained by the Irshad patrols, known as the “morality police”, on the grounds that he “did not comply with the rules of dress”. While the police argued that the woman, who was declared dead in the hospital on September 16 after being in a coma for three days, “had a heart condition”, activists stated that Amini had been beaten and died due to blows to the head.
After the death of Masha Amini, protests started across the country, especially in Tehran, the capital of Iran. While the demonstrations are 6 days behind, according to the Human Rights Organization of Iran, in the country at least 31 people died in action. On the other hand, many people around the world started to organize protests over the death of the young woman. On the social media, the oppression and restrictive order imposed on women after Amini’s death became the agenda, criticizing them.