This Swedish Woman Ran Across the Width of Iran on Her Own to Challenge Prejudice Against Islam in Europe

Iran Activism
by Morgane Croissant Apr 12, 2017

Kristina Paltén, A woman and a runner, took an incredible 1144-mile journey from Turkey to Turkmenistan to fight the prejudice against Muslims currently rampant in Europe and in her home country of Sweden. Although the first kilometer was filled with fear, the kindness of the Iranians she met during her two-month adventure proved her right.

For more about Kristina’s journey, check out Alone Through Iran’s Facebook page.

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