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Iran:The first mixed football game draws punishment

Categories: Middle East & North Africa, Iran, Governance, Human Rights, Sport, Women & Gender

The first mixed football (soccer) game — females vs. male teenagers — since the 1979 Islamic revolution led to punishment [1], as an Iranian football club said it had suspended three officials involved. Coralit,an Iranian blogger, says [2] [fa] that some people filmed the match by their mobiles and these films were used as proof against the officials.