Iran's 'blue girl' – who went on trial for attempting to enter a football stadium – dies after setting herself on fire
Sahar, an #Iranian football fan who set herself on fire, has died. She set herself on fire after her trial, for attempting to enter a football stadium disguised as a man, was postponed. #Iran regularly stops women from entering stadiums. h/t
The death of #BlueGirl must not be in vain. #Iran is the only country in the world that stops and punishes women for entering football stadiums. This ban must end immediately.
An Iranian female football fan who set herself on fire a week ago has died. Full story:
Iran's 'blue girl' dies after setting herself on fire ‘Sahar’ set herself alight in Tehran after her trial, for attempting to enter a football stadium disguised as a man, was postponed
I’m horrified by this. Football can, and does, bring communities together, across the world. In this case, it’s being used to segregate women. FIFA must come down hard. If Iran fails to comply - disaffiliate them!
1-Dear , & other USWNT players: I'm proud of what you've done in blazing a trail for women in soccer and fighting for equal pay. Can I ask you to also stand in solidarity with your Iranian sisters who're banned from soccer stadiums?
Faced with a long jail sentence for dressing up as a man to see a soccer match, a woman in Iran set herself on fire - and died. should suspend Iran from international competition until women are allowed to enter soccer stadiums.
Iran's 'blue girl' dies after setting herself on fire Do we really have to live in a world where a girl is unable to go to a football match if she wishes... ? I’m ashamed we live in such a world and I’m so very sad 😢😢😢😢 #bluegirl
Iran's 'blue girl' dies after setting herself on fire
This is the true, brutal face of the regime in Iran. A women set herself on fire after she was put on trail. Her “crime”? Attempting to enter a sports stadium. And we still roll out the red carpet for Rouhani and Zarif. Disgusting.
Iranian woman facing trial for attending a football match dies after setting herself on fire
Iranian female football fan commits suicide by burning herself alive. She faced trial for violating ban on women entering football stadiums. Outrageous sexism by Tehran, which has also jailed women who refused to wear the hijab (compulsory in Iran)
Iran's 'blue girl,' Sahar Khodayari, who set herself on fire, has died. She was arrested in March when she tried to enter a soccer stadium dressed as a man. Women have been barred since 1979l Protestors call on FIFA to enforce gender discrimination ban\
Horrendous. I've no idea why countries that refuse women into their football stadiums are allowed to compete in international tournaments. Iran's 'blue girl' dies after setting herself on fire - BBC News
Iran's 'blue girl' dies after setting herself on fire