Iranians are appalled by Infantino’s remarks as Iranian women are paying the price, being harassed, arrested, jailed, and even killed for their right to enter stadiums.

FIFA President naïve for believing Iran promises on women attending football matches

Atousa Pilger 26 September 2019

By Atousa Pilger

FIFA president Gianni Infantino said Sunday that Iranian officials have assured him that women will be able to attend the World Cup qualifier in Tehran in October

Infantino said: “We have been assured, that as of the next international game of Iran, women will be allowed to enter football stadiums… This is something very important, it is 40 years that this has not happened, with a couple of exceptions, but it is important to move to the next level and to the next stage.”

Iranian women are a huge part of the resistance

Regime Expert Admits Women Leading Iran Protests

Navid Felker 25 September 2019

by Navid  Felker

A state-backed expert of the Iranian Regime has admitted on Iranian state television that all protest gatherings have become feminized since January because of the incredible participation of women in protest gatherings.

The 80% of Iranian people living under the poverty line

Iranian Girls Face Tougher Access to Education

Navid Felker 24 September 2019

by Navid  Felker

There are numerous hurdles that Iranian youth face when trying to access education, but women and girls face between two and three times the obstacles. There is perhaps a no better time to look at this sexist double standard in education than at the start of the new academic year when 15 million students will start classes but many cannot afford to enroll and many more cannot afford to go through until graduation.

No Iranian woman or girl is allowed to enter Azadi Stadium to watch the derby held in the capital, Tehran

Iranian Female Football Fans Will Be Arrested If They Try to Attend Match

Armin Baldwin 20 September 2019

By Armin Baldwin

The Chief of Tehran’s Police has said that his forces will arrest any female football fans who go to watch the derby match between Persepolis and Esteghlal at Azadi Stadium on Sunday, September 22.

Hossein Rahimi said: “No woman or girl is allowed to enter Azadi Stadium to watch the derby held in the capital, and if they are seen, they will be arrested. Tickets are sold online, therefore, women and girls are not allowed to gather outside Azadi Stadium.”

Iran has sentenced over 21 activists, workers and journalists to flogging and jail

Iran Sentences Over 21 Activists to Flogging in August Alone

Armin Baldwin 04 September 2019

By Armin Baldwin

Iran has sentenced over 21 activists, workers and journalists to flogging and jail sentences in August, merely for taking part in protests, as part of the Regime’s ongoing attempt to crush dissent. Here, we will tell you their names and their brief story.

Iranian woman set herself in fire

Another Self-Immolation in Front of Tehran’s Judiciary

Armin Baldwin 03 September 2019

By Armin Baldwin

On Monday, an Iranian woman set herself in fire in front of one of the sections of Tehran's judiciary. The victim had gone to court to pursue her case regarding “hijab” and this was done after her case was not considered, said an official of Tehran judiciary, according to Hrana News Agency. She was hospitalized after the incident and is currently under medical care.

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