Sheikh Ahmed al-Fah’d Al Sabah, President of the Asia Olympic Council, demanded an explanation from the Iranian regime about reasons behind the detention of Ghoncheh Ghavami. Sheikh Ahmed al-Fah’d Al Sabah also emphasized he has demanded from the Iranian regime to clarify the status of Ghavami. These remarks made by the President of the Asia Olympic Council were made two days after Ms. Ghavami’s brother said she launched a “dry hunger strike”.
Prior to this, Ary Graça, President of the World Volleyball Federation delivered a speech before the heads of volleyball federations from countries across the globe describing the release of Ms. Ghavami as the “most important demand” of this body.
(Radio Farda – November 6, 2014)