Iran developed game where players try to SAVE George Floyd's life

Iranian military is accused of developing tone deaf computer game where players try to save George Floyd’s life

  • Iranian military force Basij have allegedly been developing a mobile game with the aim of saving George Floyd’s life, according to journalist Séamus Malekafzali
  • The game, called ‘Save the Freedom,’ would consist of 30 levels featuring increasingly difficult enemy waves and obstacles like weather conditions
  • George Floyd was murdered by Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin last May in Minneapolis, sparking global protests against police brutality
  • ‘Nowadays, the only place left for America to turn its defeats into victories is the internet,’ said Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Naghdi
  • ‘Money was a f***ing mistake, holy s***,wrote a Twitter user. ‘Imagine thinking it’s okay to make this
  • The Iranian military has been developing a video game called ‘Save the Freedom’ in , which the objective is saving George Floyd‘s life, a journalist has claimed.

    When Floyd was murdered by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin last May, global protests against police brutality erupted.

    His death also inspired Iran‘s Basij paramilitary forces to begin developing a mobile game, according to Beirut-based journalist Seamus Malekafzali.

    ‘Iran’s Basij has unveiled a new mobile video game about saving George Floyd from being murdered by police,’ tweeted Malekafzali on Wednesday about the supposed software.

    Players, hy het gesê, will have to surmount 30 levels of increasing difficulty to beat the game, facing off against different types of enemies and overcoming varying weather conditions.

    Iran's Basij paramilitary force were inspired by the tragedy to begin developing a mobile game, according to Beirut-based journalist Seamus Malekafzali

    Iran’s Basij paramilitary force were inspired by the tragedy to begin developing a mobile game, according to Beirut-based journalist Seamus Malekafzali

    When Floyd was murdered by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin last May, global protests against police brutality erupted

    When Floyd was murdered by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin last May, global protests against police brutality erupted

    'Money was a f***ing mistake, holy s***,' wrote another user. 'Imagine thinking it's okay to make this'

    ‘Money was a f***ing mistake, holy s***,wrote another user. ‘Imagine thinking it’s okay to make this

    Malekafzali, who studied journalism at Emerson College before moving on to graduate studies at the American University of Beirut, is currently a writer for the Watchdogs Gazette, according to his website.

    When asked for comment, Malekafzali declined.

    Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Naghdi prompted the Basij to develop the game in September of 2020 for a competition for the ‘Nationwide Event for the production of Basij Digital Content,’ according to Iranian English-language publican Kayhan Life.

    ‘The first challenge for this competition is to design a game for mobile phones and computers titledRescuing George Floyd,”‘ General Naghdi said told members of the Basij when unveiling the competition.

    ‘Rescuing this black citizen from American police should be the aim of this computer game.

    ‘Nowadays, the only place left for America to turn its defeats into victories is the internet,’ hy het gesê. ‘MOSSAD, the CIA and intelligence services are behind these psychological games, not people.

    ‘People inside the U.S. shout ‘death to America’ and burn the American flag,’ Naghdi added. 'Die VSA. domestic and foreign policies have failed. The public is increasingly becoming polarized in that country.

    An animation competition and a competition for a prayer app were also included in the event, according to the publication.

    It is unclear whether or not the video game has actually been developed.

    Social media users mocked and bashed the insensitive game concept.

    Social media users mocked and bashed the insensitive game concept: 'This is f***ing vile,' wrote @godless_mom of the concept

    Social media users mocked and bashed the insensitive game concept: ‘This is f***ing vile,’ wrote @godless_mom of the concept

    'The urge to go back in time with an elite paramilitary squad to save George Floyd churns in the heart of every Aryan from Iran to Afghanistan,' wrote @Paktiaman. 'Can't wait for this'

    ‘The urge to go back in time with an elite paramilitary squad to save George Floyd churns in the heart of every Aryan from Iran to Afghanistan,’ wrote @Paktiaman. ‘Can’t wait for this

    'Hoekom? Who thought this was a good idea? Ook, what the f*** are the "enemy waves" what does that look like?'

    ‘Hoekom? Who thought this was a good idea? Ook, what the f*** are theenemy waveswhat does that look like?’

    ‘This is f***ing vile,’ wrote @godless_mom of the concept.

    ‘Money was a f***ing mistake, holy s***,wrote another user. ‘Imagine thinking it’s okay to make this.

    ‘Hoekom? Who thought this was a good idea? Ook, what the f*** are theenemy waveswhat does that look like?’

    ‘The urge to go back in time with an elite paramilitary squad to save George Floyd churns in the heart of every Aryan from Iran to Afghanistan,’ wrote @Paktiaman. ‘Can’t wait for this.

    ‘Me comboing a flying butterfly kick into my special fireball move to fully deplete derek chauvin’s health bar in one second before moving on to 3v1 the other cops,’ tweeted one tongue-in-cheek user.

    'Me comboing a flying butterfly kick into my special fireball move to fully deplete derek chauvin's health bar in one second before moving on to 3v1 the other cops,' tweeted one tongue-in-cheek user

    ‘Me comboing a flying butterfly kick into my special fireball move to fully deplete derek chauvin’s health bar in one second before moving on to 3v1 the other cops,’ tweeted one tongue-in-cheek user

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