Ghoncheh-Ghavami

Ghoncheh Ghavami, 25, sentenced to one year in an Iranian jail for ‘propaganda against the state.’

Here in the U.S. so called “feminist’s” like comedian Chelsea Handler are fighting for the right to post topless pictures of themselves on social media, meanwhile in Iran a woman gets a jail sentence for attending a sporting event.

Via The UK Daily Mail:

A British woman arrested in Iran after attending a men’s volleyball match has been jailed for a year.

Ghoncheh Ghavami, 25, was accused of ‘propaganda against the regime’. The London graduate was detained as she and women’s rights campaigners tried to enter the Azadi Stadium in Tehran to watch a volleyball game.

Under Iran’s strict Islamic laws, women are forbidden from mixing with male spectators at sporting events.

She was thrown into solitary confinement in Iran’s notorious Evin political prison and was held for more than 100 days, including 41 days in solitary.

Amnesty International UK Director Kate Allen said: ‘This is an appalling verdict.

‘It’s an outrage that a young woman is being locked up simply for peacefully having her say about how women are discriminated against in Iran.

‘Ghoncheh is a prisoner of conscience and the Iranian authorities should quash the sentence and release her immediately and unconditionally. Read More…

I hope that one day the youth of Iran can break free from the evil that controls their country.