The US National Football League (NFL) players and fans protesting against racial discriminations in US called for player's right to kneel.

The National Football League (NFL) players and fans protesting against racial discriminations in US called for player's right to kneel. NFL team owners have decided that players will no longer be allowed to take a knee during the playing of the national anthem. The owners said that if a player want not to stand and salute the US flag, he can stay in the locker room and wait for anthem to end.The athletes say ban on take a knee during playing of US national anthem is against their basic right. Some US professional athletes have protested against police brutality and racial inequality since 2016.

On September 24, 2017, the NFL protests became more widespread when over 200 players sat or kneeled in response to Donald Trump's calling for owners to fire the protesting players.

May 26, 2018 16:31 Asia/Tehran
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