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BBC issues another grovelling apology

25 July 2023

10:39 PM

25 July 2023

10:39 PM

Sorry doesn’t seem to be the hardest word over at the BBC. The Corporation has had to issue another grovelling apology – after a BBC reporter asked Morocco’s captain Ghizlane Chebbak whether any of the Women’s World Cup Squad are lesbians.

In Morocco, it is illegal to have a gay relationship. Do you have any gay players in your squad and what’s life like for them in Morocco?

Same-sex sexual activity is punishable by up to three years’ imprisonment in Morocco, which is the first Arab nation to quality for the Women’s World Cup.

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