2022-11-25 10:59:10

Iran’s Deadly Crackdown Draws Global Scrutiny

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By Golnar Motevalli

The screws are tightening on Iran’s government.

First, the country’s football team refused to sing the national anthem at their opening World Cup game — a gesture seen as a pledge of support for anti-government protests that have swept across the country since September.

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