FIFA allows some signs of support for protesters in Iran at World Cup stadiums, such as slogans “Women, Life, Freedom” Or the portraits of Mahsa Amini that fueled this protest movement.
“FIFA allows messages that promote human rights and FIFA’s position is that women, life, freedom or Mahza Amini’s name or likeness are allowed in stadiums.” Was it written in a document consulted by AFP? “Conversely, as per FIFA’s Prohibited Items for Spectators, items containing political, insulting or discriminatory messages are prohibited. This also applies to unofficial country flags that are considered political messages.”World football’s governing body writes.
“Additional measures will be taken with the aim of creating a safe and secure environment for Iran’s upcoming matches.”
On Friday, Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium security guards from one of them stamped his Iranian flag with the slogans of the revolt: “Women, Life, Freedom”: “FIFA is aware of several incidents that occurred during Iran’s matches during the first week of the tournament. FIFA has initiated an investigation into these incidents […] For Iran’s upcoming matches at this World Cup, additional measures will be taken with the aim of creating a safe and secure environment for all fans in attendance. »