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Mashhad Events: Campaign to Ban Islamic Republic Soccer Team

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  • Reactions to violent clashes outside soccer stadium in Mashhad continues
  • More than 131,000 girls under 15 have gotten married in Iran in the past 5 years
  • A concert is canceled due to women musicians
  • Another political prisoner deprived of medical care
  • IRGC Commander-in-Chief threatens Arab countries
  • Deputy Chair of Islamic Consultative Assembly promises Damascus unwavering support
  • 49 more died of COVID-19 in the past 24hrs

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“Stand up against apartheid and discrimination”

Prince Reza Pahlavi condemned the events that transpired in Mashhad and asked people of Iran to become united against the discrimination and sexist apartheid. “Stand up against corruption, against political and intelligence apparatus influence in sports. We all must do our best to reach the days where Islamic Republic is gone and glory is back to Iran’s sports.”

Meanwhile, Iranians on social media demand FIFA to ban the Islamic Republic National Soccer Team from World Cup. There are reports of possible stark reaction from FIFA and AFC against the Islamic Republic.

At the same time, contradictory comments from Islamic Republic officials about the violent crackdown of women outside the stadium continues. Provincial officials admit the decisions were made in Tehran. Representative of Mashhad in Islamic Republic “parliament” objected to women attending soccer stadiums and said “the required infrastructure must be prepared first!”

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131,000+ Girls Under 15 Married Older Men

In the past 5 years, until summer of 2021, 131,362 girl under 15 and 123 boys under 15 year old have gotten married in the Islamic Republic. According to the law, there is no specific age limit for marriage as girls could marry anybody with their father’s permission or court’s order attesting the girl is “mature enough!” Last year alone, 791 children were born by mothers 10-14 year old.

3
Concert Canceled

Hamid Aramzadeh’s concert was canceled 1 hour before its kick off because there were “women playing instruments!” The 18-year-old singer announced the reason on the stage and apologized to the audience with tears in his eyes.

4
Kasra BaniAmerian’s life in danger

The political prisoner is deprived of medical care and his medications. He suffers from a form of blood cancer and was under chemotherapy for some time. He is sentenced to 10 years in prison for “propaganda against the regime.”

5
“Any relationship with Israel is unacceptable!”

Hossein Salami threatened Arab states who have normalized their relations with Israel and said these relations are unacceptable at any level. “Israel is the source of insecurity and tension in the region. We warn these countries, the relationship is dangerous to them!”

6
Unwavering support for Bashar Assad

Nikzad promised Syrian government all the help from Islamic Republic while Iranians are starving, red meat and chicken has become unreachable, people cannot afford their rent and poverty deteriorates every day.

7
49 deaths and 2,987 new cases

COVID-19 continues its destruction across Iran. Islamic Republic has mandated in-person classes for all universities and schools from April 3. According to official data, only 26,151,478 (31.13% of Iran population) have received 3 doses of vaccines, majorly Sinopharm and COVIran Barekat.

Latest

Official covid-19 stats

Iran
141,385
Total deaths
Updated on June 26, 2022 10:50 PM
Iran
7,061,727
Total recovered
Updated on June 26, 2022 10:50 PM
Iran
7,236,361
Total confirmed cases
Updated on June 26, 2022 10:50 PM
Iran
33,249
Total active cases
Updated on June 26, 2022 10:50 PM

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