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Iranian women attend 1st FIFA football match in 40 years

Some 3,500 women in Tehran spent the day doing something that had been banned since the Iranian Revolution: cheering on the Iranian soccer team from inside the stadium. The men beat Cambodia, but the female fans claimed a bigger victory in a fight against oppression.

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