Beautiful Hadis Najafi, Powerful Symbol of Iran Protests, Shot 6 Times, Murdered By Iranian Security Forces

Iran continues to erupt in protests following the murder of 22-year-old Iranian woman, Mahsa Amini, from injuries sustained after her arrest for the “improper” wearing of a hijab.

Uprisings in Iran have continued since Amini’s murder. Police, Bassiji militia and Revolutionary guards have started shooting randomly at protestors and at least 50 are believed dead.

During the protests, Hadis Najafi became a brave symbol of defiance against the brutal Iranian regime.  A powerful video shared on social media shows her at an anti-hijab protest putting her hair up in a ponytail, preparing to join the protest and go up against security forces.

For daring to speak out, Najafi has reportedly been murdered by Iran security forces.  She was brutally shot six times and killed in the city of Karaj.

The Jerusalem Post reports:

Hadis Najafi, a 23-year-old Iranian woman who went viral in a video as she prepared to join anti-governmental protests, was shot dead by Iranian security forces, according to multiple reports on Sunday.

Najafi was shot six times and killed in the city of Karaj by Iranian security forces on Wednesday, Iranian Journalist and women’s rights advocate Masih Alinejad, along with others, reported throughout social media.

According to the reports, she sustained injuries in the abdomen, neck, heart and hand on September 21. After being shot by security forces she was taken to Ghaem Hospital, where she was later pronounced dead.

Masih Alinejad, an Iranian-American women’s rights activist, shared details of Najaf’s murder on social media. New-York-based Alinejad,  saying of the regime, “The Regime has guns and bullets but they are afraid of our hair.”

Courageous Iranian’s have filmed the brutality of the regime’s security forces as they continue to fire on protestors, including  shooting into the crowd from their motorcycles.


Alinejad shared other stories of women murdered by the regime.


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