on Iran

ball bounces around
all eyes on the football match
we hear your silence

~

n.b. Footballers refuse to sing the anthem of the theocracy. A banner in the stadium, ‘WOMEN LIFE FREEDOM‘.

CLP 21/11/2022

2 Comments

  1. Such a powerful way to make their point – and at a far greater personal risk than a paltry yellow card.

    The image of a woman in full hijab, and in tears, supporting her team at a football match she wouldn’t have been allowed to attend in her own country was equally as moving 🖤🖤

    1. Those players, the actors, the competitive climber and so many other public figures, standing up despite the risks.

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