An Iranian woman who set herself on fire after being given a prison sentence for attending a football game died from the burns on Tuesday, according to media reports.
Sahar Khodayari,the female football fan who was arrested for trying to enter the stadium in Iran and sentenced to six months prison, passed away today, a week after setting herself on fire@FIFAcom is still silent towards gender apartheid in iran! #FIFAEnforceEqualityInIran pic.twitter.com/VdQ3pCoOh7— Siavosh Bahman (@simekhardar) September 10, 2019
Hey @FIFAcom — Today, Iranian woman Sahar Khodayari, 30, died from setting herself on fire after she received a 6 month jail term for sneaking into a stadium.— Masih Alinejad 🏳️ (@AlinejadMasih) September 9, 2019
We call on all Iranian men to boycott stadiums.We call on football players not to play in honor of Sahar’s memory.
#دختر_آبی— SM RADIO سمیرا (@SMohyeddin) September 10, 2019
For 40 yrs Iranian women have not been able to watch sports in stadiums; swim in public; keep custody of their children; travel without written permission from their male guardian; wear what they like https://t.co/ADDSlFTLVf #Abdurdistan The Burnt Generation