Bizzare!!! Iranian woman sets herself ablaze over a stadium ban


An Iranian woman identifed simply as Sahar decided to set herself on fire, after she was not allowed into the stadium to watch a male football match.

Woman are prohibited from watching men’s sport in stadia in the strict Muslim theocracy.

Iranian women at a football match

She was arrested and later released from custody only to return to the police station later in the day to get her mobile phone back.

According to her sister the woman suffered from bi-polar disorder and her mental health had deteriorated while she was locked up.


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