I think it's unacceptable to host a WOMEN'S World Championship in a place where women do not have basic fundamental rights and are treated as second-class citizens.
For those saying that I don't know anything about Iran: I have received the most support and gratitude from the people of Iran, who are facing this situation every day.
“But, I know that a lot of Iranian women are bravely protesting this forced law daily and risking a lot by doing so.
That’s why I will NOT wear a hijab and support women's oppression.” Paikidze also launched a campaign on demanding that the World Chess Federation reconsider Iran as a host for the women’s championship.
Thank you My Stealthy Freedom for sharing my interview.
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