Ghoncheh Ghavami: Men's volleyball game lands her one year in Iranian jail

November 3, 2014 3:01 PM

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Ghoncheh Ghavami: Men's volleyball game lands her one year in Iranian jail

Ghoncheh Ghavami: Volleyball, at least a men's game, is off limits to women in Iran. Ghoncheh Ghavami, a British-Iranian citizen, was detained for attending a men's volleyball game in June, and was sentence to a year in prison for spreading "propaganda against the ruling system."

Dubai, United Arab Emirates — An Iranian-British woman detained while trying to attend a men's volleyball game in Iran has been found guilty of spreading propaganda against the ruling system and sentenced to a year in prison, her lawyer said Sunday.

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