21 Nov 2022

Iran’s players silent during anthem at World Cup amid crack down on protests at home

Europe Editor and Presenter

While the Iranian football team refused to sing their country’s anthem at today’s game, security forces were firing on protestors in two cities in Iranian Kurdistan – where witnesses said dozens of people were injured.

Other reports say at least 11 people were killed during a heavy security crackdown in the city of Mahabad over the weekend.