A 'Stage for Resistance' Iranian Protesters Skirt Censors at Soccer Games

With the regime continuing its crackdown on demonstrations, anti-government protesters in Iran have taken their protests inside soccer stadiums. Police can't conduct mass arrests in the arenas and the stadiums have become a safer venue for protesters than the streets, an Iranian sports journalist explains.
Iranian women cheer during a women's soccer match in Tehran in 2006.

Iranian women cheer during a women's soccer match in Tehran in 2006.

Foto: epa/ picture-alliance/ dpa/dpaweb
Interview conducted by Lukas Eberle
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