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PROTESTS SO FAR AT THE FIFA WORLD CUP IN QATAR


PROTEST IN FIFA WORLD CUP BY 11IC BLOG
The FIFA World Cup in Qatar is not been short now for protests- and there is three weeks left.
Players and nations have used the world stage to speak out against in their own counties and also the host nation of Qatar which criticized for human rights abuses.

We know football does not live in vacuum and we are equally aware that there are many challenges and difficulties of a political nature all around the world as per FIFA president Gianni Infantino.

But that hasn't been the case. Protests with dangerous consequences have been happen throughout the tournament with real-world implications for countries outside and inside the FIFA World Cup tournament. Here a what you've seen so far.

ONELOVE ARMBAND

Seven European World Cup teams planned to wear One-love armbands as sign of inclusion and anti-discrimination. The decision to wear armbands was done to support the LGBTQ+ communities.
It's quite scary for the LGBTQ+ communities around the world to see lives be so controversial. It's become this quite painful, drawn debate on questioning on a global scale validity of the LGBTQ+ lives.

IRAN STAYS SILENT DURING NATIONAL ANTHEM

Iran players stayed silent during the national anthem ahead of their match on Monday with England. The silence happen for the team captain, Ehsan Hajsafi spoke in favor of the Iran protests which began after the incident of a girl Masha Amini died in custody after arrested for wearing improper hijab. The team also wore black jackets over their kits before the match, in what was another sign of dissent against their home nation.

The danger: Iranian authorities have arrested celebrities who have supported the protests.

WALES WAVE RAINBOW FLAG

Wales displayed rainbow flags and it's training camp in Qatar, which sign of solidarity with LGBTQ+ community. Homosexuality is illegal within Qatar. Wales staff and supporters had rainbow bucket hats confiscated at the World Cup as well which has led to FIFA and Qatar having talks what is allowed and what isn't.

GERMANY PROTESTS FIFA DECISION


Germany's National Team decided to protest FIFA's rainbow armband rule before it's World Cup match against Japan last Wednesday with members covering their mouths during a photo.

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