"I am one of the millions of oppressed women in Iran whom they've been playing for years...I wore whatever they told me & repeated whatever they ordered. None of us matter for them, we are just tools." She’s finally free.
"I am one of the millions of oppressed women in Iran... I wore whatever they told me and repeated whatever they ordered. Every sentence they ordered I repeated. None of us matter for them, we are just tools." Iran's only female Olympic medallist defects
#Iran's only female Olympic medallist defects. "I am one of the millions of oppressed women in Iran.. I wore whatever they told me and repeated whatever they ordered. Every sentence they ordered I repeated. None of us matter for them, we are just tools."
One brave athlete
This is what true political courage looks like.
BBC News - Kimia Alizadeh: Iran's only female Olympic medallist defects