Iran: Flags, Football & Politics

According to Omid Habibinia, media researcher & blogger, Iranian football supporters carried different flags based on their political attitudes. The blogger says some carried a flag with the sun and lion which belonged to the pervious regime and used today by Monarchists and Mojahedin of People (two opposition groups). Some of them cheered the team without a emblem or with an ”IRAN” instead of the sign of Allah of the Islamic Republic or that of Monarchist and finally a few of them mostly came from Iran carried Islamic Republic`s flag with the sign of Allah(God).

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