A British Iranian woman Ghoncheh Ghavami has been in an Iranian prison for more than 2 months for attempting to watch a men’s volleyball game between Iran and Italy on Friday, June 20, 2014.
According to a report by Independent UK the 25-year old was released from custody but was re-arrested after she went back to collect her belongings, after which she was transferred to Evin jail, a notorious Iranian prison used majorly for holding political prisoners and journalists.
He brother, Iman Ghavami told local news channel ITV that his sister called the family in tears, lamenting that she had been put in solitary confinement for 41 days, adding that the family can barely “hold themselves together”
Ghavami is a lawyer with both British and Iranian nationality. She schooled in London.
A Facebook campaign to free her has started protesting in favour of her immediate release.