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Nov 11, 2022
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Iranian Artist Morteza Ghaderi Performs Dance Routine Across From Tehran's Azadi Tower To Song Dedicated To Jina (Mahsa) Amini, Calling For Execution Of 'Insolent' Iranian Officers

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Source: Online Platforms - "Hichkas on Twitter"

This clip features a video of an Iranian dancer named Morteza Ghaderi performing a dance routine in front of the Azadi Tower, a Tehran landmark, to a song dedicated to Mahsa (Jina) Amini. The song, performed by exiled Iranian musician Hichkas, calls for the hanging of the "insolent officers" and others who are "complicit in these crimes." The video of Ghaderi's dance routine was uploaded to @SamanArbabi on Twitter on November 11, 2022. On December 11, 2022 Hichkas posted on his Twitter account: "#MortezaGhaderi has been kidnapped (arrested) by the Islamic Republic.

Morteza Ghaderi: "This is for all the arts that for 43 years have been considered a crime by you."

Song: "With God's help for decades this regime... This is for Mahsa, and this one is for duty. Insolent officers, whoever is complicit in these crimes. We will hang you from a pole, this is for the gallows, for the bullet, for roaring like a lion, like a candle. For the willow, the wind. This is for all the corrupt people, for debt, for Molotov cocktails, in the air with armored eyes.

"This is for breaking free, a lullaby of war, for all the illegal laughter, whether from law enforcement or Basij, we will run over you with a car. This is for the army or law enforcement, this is for the army loyal to the regime, it's not with us, for the aggressors, from officers to judges, petty Friday sermon imams, for the hatred that you've sown in hearts, for arriving to these final moments. Woman, life freedom! Woman, life, freedom!"

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