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British-Iranian Woman Sentenced to a Year in Prison in Tehran for wanting to watch volleyball

November 3, 2014
Speaking of Iran
British-Iranian Woman Sentenced to a Year in Prison in Tehran for wanting to watch volleyball
British-Iranian Woman Sentenced to a Year in Prison in Tehran for wanting to watch volleyball

THE TELEGRAPH

BY HARRIET ALEXANDER

A British-Iranian has been sentenced by a court in Tehran to spend a year in prison as punishment for trying to attend a men’s volleyball match.

Ghoncheh Ghavami, 25, an alumni of SOAS university in London, was told her fate on Sunday by a closed court in Tehran.

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