Marching in reverse. Iran has to get a grip
“According to the verdict she was sentenced to one year,” her lawyer Alizadeh Tabatabaie was quoted in Iranian media as saying, noting that the judge had shown him the sentence.
But no reason was given for the conviction.
Iranian officials have said Ghavami was detained for security reasons unrelated to the volleyball match. So far she has been held in the capital’s notorious Evin Prison for 126 days.
The “Free Ghoncheh Ghavami” Facebook page where her friends and family campaigned…
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