Brazil Women's Soccer Team Plane Carried Message of Support for Jina Uprising, Prisoner

Global Movement News

July 17, 2023

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Cheers to the Brazilian women's soccer team for boldly showing their support for the Iranian people emblazoned on the jet plane that took them to the Women's World Cup.  The tail of the plane had photos of Mahsa "Jina" Amini and Amir Nasr-Azadani, and the rest of the plane had these messages:

No woman should be forced to cover her head

No woman should be killed for not covering her head

No man should be hanged for saying this.

Mahsa Amini died September 16, 2022, at the hands of Iran's "morality police" for wearing her hijab "improperly".

Iranian soccer star Amir Nasr-Azadani was swept up in a mass arrest in Isfahan, during the uprising after Amini's death, and convicted of "Waging war against God" in a sham group trial of protesters who were all tortured into confessing to killing a policeman. Three of his codefendants were hanged. Nazr-Azadani's death sentence was changed to 26 years in prison.

The charter plane which carried the Brazilian women's team belongs to Argentine film producer Enrique Piñeyro, according to Australian broadcaster SBS.

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