British-Iranian woman gets 1-year prison sentence for trying to watch volleyball game

Ghoncheh Ghavami, a 25-year old British-Iranian woman, has been sentenced to one year of prison in Iran for participating in a protest against the country’s ban on women watching volleyball matches. The prison sentence was reported by Iranian media outlets and┬áconfirmed┬áto The Associated Press by Ghavami’s lawyer, who said the charge was “propagating against the…

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