World Cup Fans Supporting Iran Protest Have Items Seized: Report

Posted on AllSides November 25th, 2022
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World Cup security reportedly seized items from attendees supporting the massive protests in Iran as the Middle Eastern country's national team played its second match of the tournament on Friday.

The items taken by security at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Qatar included flags and T-shirts, the Associated Press reported. Pro-Iranian government fans also reportedly harassed those showcasing their support for the demonstrations against Iran's regime by hurling insults at them, ripping flags from their hands, filming them on their phones and disrupting interviews several women were giving to...

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