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Drama in Iran: the football star was arrested for participating in a protest Israel today

2022-11-24T14:50:22.953Z

Waria Ghafouri was captured by the security forces in the country after they claimed he "tried to undermine the foundations of the regime • Ghafouri was a star of the Istiklal team and played for the Iranian national team as part of the Asian Championship in 2019



Waria Ghafouri, one of Iran's greatest footballers, was arrested today (Thursday) after speaking out against the regime as part of the huge protest against religious coercion and oppression in the country, the official Fars news agency reported. 

According to the report, Ghafouri, a member of the Kurdish minority in the country, was brought in for questioning following remarks that "insulted the name of the Iranian national team and tried to destabilize the regime while aiding foreign elements." 

Ghafouri was the star of the "Istiklal" football team when it won the championship of Gulf countries this year and even waved the trophy after the championship game.

He also participated in the Iran national team during the Asian Games in 2019. 

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Source: israelhayom

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