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Iran: Protest against ban on women to watch football games

Iran: Protest against ban on women to watch football games NCRI – Women protested on Wednesday against a ban which prohibits them from going to football matches.

A group of Iranian girls held a banner in front of Tehran’s Azadi football stadium which read, "We do not want to stand ‘off side,’ we want to be along with our brothers in the national soccer team" pressing the authorities to allow them into the stadium.

The young protestors wanted to watch a friendly match between Iran and Costa Rica in preparation for World Cup.