When Taylor Swift He arrived in Argentina this Wednesday and found a particular connection. In front of her aircraft was that of the pilot and film director Enrique Piñeyro, with legends that also embrace the singer’s humanitarian causes. “No woman should be forced to cover her head” (“No woman should be forced to cover her head.”). “No woman should be killed for not covering her head” (“No woman should be killed for not covering her head.”). “No man should be hanged for saying this…” (“No man should be hanged for saying this“). These three phrases, plotted on both sides of the plane, reflect the fight against the oppression of women in Iran, in the same way that Taylor defends and supports these same causes.
Although the singer chose not to show herself upon her arrival to the country and was covered by an umbrella both when getting off the aircraft and when getting into the van that would take her to her accommodation, the phrases on the plane she encountered represent another forceful statement for a woman who is usually emphatic when it comes to denounce oppression against women around the world.
The plane that was located in front of the aircraft from which the singer descended into the country is owned by the Argentine pilot and film director. Enrique Piñeyro and the phrases allude to the murder of Mahsa Amini occurred in Iran: this is a Kurdish woman who was tortured by the Islamic religious police in September 2022 for not correctly wearing the hijab that religion imposes on women. In addition to these messages, a photograph of the woman and also that of the Iranian soccer player were also plotted on a wing of the plane. Amir Nasr-Azadanisentenced to death for participating in the protests that were generated in the country in question regarding the crime.
It is an active protest against Iran while also vindicating the women of that Asian country. The Brazilian women’s soccer team used it as a protest when traveling to Australia to play the 2023 Women’s Soccer World Cup, held last August. On that occasion, the Brazilian team decided to demonstrate against a decision by FIFA to sanction those who uttered messages of political content during the event.
The plane is managed by the NGO Solidarity (of which Piñeyro is president) and has already carried out different humanitarian flights, such as to send food to African countries experiencing internal war conflicts and even transported medical supplies to India during the outbreak of the Delta variant of the coronavirus. Aboard his ship, in 2021 the filmmaker also recorded the clandestine fishing that occurs in the Argentine Sea.
“It is something that scandalizes me a lot, it seems incredible to me that it happens, and I thought what we could do, how to contribute a small grain of sand to try to stop the execution,” he had told him. Pineyro a Infobae when he plotted the aircraft, at the end of December 2022. “We are going to fly the plane everywhere, going to important airports to draw attention to the problem and try to stop this madness,” he had explained on that occasion at that time. chance.
“Our hope is that Amir Nasr-Azadani has not been executed yet. That’s why at Solidaire we decided to plot our plane, to try to change something. We chose to put Amir’s image on one side and Mahsa’s on the other, and say a phrase that summarizes what we think: no woman should be forced to cover her head, no woman should be killed for not covering her head, and no man should be hanged for saying this,” Piñeyro emphasized. Although the Iranian footballer managed to avoid the death penalty, the Iranian state punished him with 26 years in prison.
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