Iranian Court Sentences Woman To One Year In Jail For Attempting To Attend Volleyball Game With Men

JONATHAN TURLEY

_77567454_77565364We previously discussed the case of Ghoncheh Ghavami, 25, who was arrested for trying to attend a men’s volleyball game. Iran imposes a Sharia legal system that punishes those who do not comply with medieval religious rules and practices. Ghavami has now been found guilty of “propagating against the ruling system” and sentenced to one year in jail.

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