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Iran’s protests are rippling through the World Cup

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Iranian players refuse to sing national anthem ahead of World Cup opener against England. The move has been widely praised by Iranian fans, but also criticized by politicians. A German football coach says the players should continue their protest against the regime. The players are unlikely to face serious punishment, but their families could be harassed.
Published 2 months ago · Iran, Islamic Republic of

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Iran’s protests are rippling through the World Cup

Iran's soccer team has traditionally been a huge source of national pride, but they have found themselves caught up in politics, with some fans using the World Cup stage to support anti-government protesters and others who are trying to drown them out.

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