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Attention Ladies! You might go to jail if not dressed properly for FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar

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Qatar has banned female fans from wearing revealing clothing

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • The 2022 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Qatar on October 20.
  • Women have been advised to wear clothes that are not too revealing as this is prohibited by Qatari laws.
  • If they don’t comply, they can even end up in jail.
Football’s biggest extravaganza, the 2022 FIFA World Cup is due to kick off in Qatar on November 20, 2022, and fans are bubbling with excitement. However, the World Cup in the Middle Eastern country has been shrouded in controversy for quite some time with numerous issues looming over it, from human rights abuses to the arrival of fake fans in the country. Now there has been another issue to add to the list of what has already been a controversial World Cup build-up.
Female fans arriving from other countries have been advised to wear clothes that are not too revealing, otherwise one can even land in jail according to Qatari laws. Qatari laws prohibit women from showing any part of their body in public, and it is a punishable offence. However, the FIFA website states that women are allowed to wear whatever clothes they want, but they must be respectful and aware of the laws in Qatar.

“People can generally wear whatever clothing they want. Visitors should cover their shoulders and knees when visiting public places like museums and other government buildings,” the World Cup website says. According to a Sun report, women in Qatar are banned from wearing tight-fitting clothes.

In fact, if anyone in the crowd, whether male or female, takes their shirt off in the middle of the game, there are hidden cameras across the stadium that can film the act and put the person behind it. bars.

“We have special high-resolution cameras to zoom in on a particular seat and see the spectator clearly. They are being recorded, which will help us with any post-event investigation,” the World Cup chief technology officer said. football in Qatar. Niyas Abdulrahiman.

The 2022 FIFA World Cup will kick off with a match between hosts Qatar and Ecuador on November 20.

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