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Turkish celebrities, including jailed Kurdish politician, cut hair for Mahsa Amini 

Women activists, celebrities and jailed Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas cut their hair in solidarity with Mahsa Amini, the Iranian Kurdish woman who died in detention by Iran’s morality police. 
Banner supporting Mahsa Amini.

Dressed in a long white dress with a high collar, Melek Mosso took out a pair of scissors and cut off two tresses before she started her concert in downtown Istanbul as the audience in the cramped, open-air hall cheered and shouted. 

“Tonight, I sing for all women,” Mosso said on Sept. 26, after eight days of protests in Iran following the death of Mahsa Amini, an Iranian Kurd, under detention by Iran’s morality police that enforces mandatory hijab rules. 

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