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Iranian female football fan who self-immolated outside court dies

Iranian female football fan who self-immolated outside court dies



Death of Sahar Khodayari, facing prison for trying to enter stadium, provokes outcryAn Iranian female football fan has died a week after setting herself on fire outside a courtroom, after learning she may face six months in prison for trying to enter a stadium, a news agency reported on Tuesday.Sahar Khodayari’s death immediately ignited an outcry in Iran, where women are banned from football stadiums, although they are allowed to watch some other sports, such as volleyball. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/sep/10/iranian-female-football-fan-who-self-immolated-outside-court-dies

Author : Associated Press in Tehran

Publish date : 2019-09-10 11:48:23

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