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Families of Iran soccer team in Qatar threatened with torture

“Dozens of officers from the IRGC had been drafted in to monitor the Iranian players who are not allowed to mingle outside the squad or meet with foreigners.”

Last week, the Iranian players did not sing their national anthem nor celebrate their goals. In the stands, many Iranian fans showed solidarity with the protest movement that has roiled the country for months, AP reported.

The threat was made ahead of Iran’s game against the U.S. team Tuesday afternoon.

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Mark Zanghetti 12:08 30.11.2022
I felt sorry for the team and their families even as I celebrated the US victory. The Iranian people deserve far better.
Tuin Boon 12:04 30.11.2022
Poor people of Iran Should be soonest liberated from their terrorist oppressors
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