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Iranian soccer player arrested for ‘propagandizing against the government’

Nov 25, 2022

As Iran plays in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, a former member of its national soccer team has been arrested for being critical of the Iranian government.

Voria Ghafouri, who was not selected as a member of Iran’s 2022 World Cup team, was arrested Thursday for "insulting the national soccer team and propagandizing against the government," according to the Associated Press.

Ghafouri has recently expressed support for the family of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, who died while in the custody of Iranian authorities.

Source: Fox News

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