Riot confirms WCG Iran tournament is licensed, WCG Iran responds to female champion ban criticism

Both WCG Iran and the Iranian government are being criticised due to the banning of 36 female champions in the upcoming League of Legends tournament. Due to all the outrage, WCG Iran has released an official statement to their “foreigner friends”:

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CaptainCamper1931d ago

Are you fucking serious?...That is all.

Anthotis1931d ago (Edited 1931d ago )

Time for the femnazis and self loathing white beta males to raise hell like they usually do in situations like this...

...but of course they won't, as it's only bad when white people do it.

SilentNegotiator1931d ago (Edited 1931d ago )


First of all, it's pretty hard to take you seriously when your avatar is a pair of tits.
Secondly, since when does that controversy only arise against whites?

I think you're confusing the fact that people tend to respond with less energy against backwards nations like Iran because they don't expect anything out of them, while (usually Americans specifically) others with their over-charged groups go after much smaller things in their own country. Or else you're thinking of racism instead of feminism.

SeraphimBlade1931d ago

I still can't believe Kayle was among the banned characters. Samus Aran has a more revealing outfit...

CheexInk1931d ago

Well according to the article they might allow "Diana, Fiora, Karma (default skin), Kayle, Leona, Lissandra, Lulu, Lux, Nami, Quinn, Sejuani, Tristana and Vayne.".

Fun fact: Poppy isn't on the banned list in the article. Apparently she doesn't count as a female in Iran.

SeraphimBlade1931d ago

Well, considering Birdo turned out to be a guy, maybe Iran knows something we don't.

pivotplease1931d ago

Primitive ideologies. Hopefully they don't stick around for too many more decades.

greenaru1931d ago

I'm appalled at the fact that despite Iran's "backwards" stance towards women's rights, NOBODY has acknowledged the fact that WCG Iran is still pushing to hold a League of Legends tournament, even though their own government is against them.