Tag: Iran

How did football let Sahar Khodayari set herself on fire?

Earlier this month, Sahar Khodayari set fire to herself after being sentenced to six months in prison for the 'crime' of watching a football match. I contacted Shireen Ahmed and asked her to write something for the site about what happened and why because I believe this needs to be put in front of as many people as possible. Don't look away. Please read on...

Iran prosecutor: No more women watching football

Iran’s prosecutor has said there will be no repeat of women watching football matches in the country after around 100 women were allowed the rare privilege of doing just that this week.