Iran Powerlifter Flees For His Life After Regime Demands He Wears T-Shirt of Terrorist Soleimani

Iran Powerlifter Flees For His Life After Regime Demands He Wears T-Shirt of Terrorist Soleimani


A well-known Iranian powerlifter is seeking asylum in Norway after fearing for his life for refusing to wear a t-shirt featuring assassinated Iranian Revolutionary Guards’ Quds Force commander Qasem Soleimani.

In an interview with CNN, Amir Assadollahzadeh came under fire for failing to dedicate a medal won in a World Club League Championship to the late commander, and instead choosing to dedicate it to Iran’s healthcare workers fighting the pandemic.

“Both Soleimani and Assadolazadeh hail from the same province in Iran, and his dedication to the healthcare workers was regarded as a snub of Soleimani’s memory,” the report said.

Senior sports officials then insisted he redeem himself by wearing a T-Shirt emblazoned with the arch-terrorist’s image into the International Powerlifting Federation World Championships in Norway in

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