(1) SPORTSPERSONS AND SUPPORTERS:  SIGN A PERSONAL LETTER TO PUMA MANAGEMENT.  SEE 12 JULY POST (2) ALL ACTIVISTS: SIGN OUR PETITION TO BAN ISRAELI SETTLEMENT TEAMS FROM PLAYING IN ISRAELI LEAGUES. FIFA”https://secure.avaaz.org/en/red_card_occupation_full/?tSYBbab”.   AND:  READ OUR TWO PAGE FACT SHEET:  Palestine, Israel and the beautiful game (open this post to use the link). 

Israeli Occupation Authorities issue the 4th Demolition order against the Sur Baher club The new year did not start with joy and hope for the staff, fans, and community of the Sur Baher club, located in east Jerusalem, close to Abu Dis For, just before 2021 ended, on the 27th of December, The Israeli occupation …

Footballers and fans have expressed solidarity with Palestine throughout matches in Qatar at the revived FIFA Arab Cup tournament This article by Hala Abdallah was posted on 12th Dec at https://www.dohanews.co/united-cause-how-palestine-has-taken-centre-stage-at-the-fifa-arab-cup-in-qatar/. Algeria football team players were spotted waving the Palestinian flag on the pitch after advancing to the semi-finals of the Arab Cup Qatar 2021 …

Bnei Sakhnin, currently third in Israel’s premier league, has been banned from playing at its own ground after victory over club whose fans celebrate racism This article by Middle East Eye’s Mustafa Abu Sneineh was posted on 3rd Dec at https://www.middleeasteye.net/news/israel-palestine-bnei-sakhnin-stadium-closed-victory-beitar Israeli authorities have banned Bnei Sakhnin, a major football club for Palestinian citizens of …

Palestinian rights supporters in Oceania, Asia, Europe and North America are delivering 120,000 signatures to PUMA urging the company to end to its partnership with Israeli apartheid. Join them online! This action alert was published yesterday by the Palestinian Campaign For The Academic And Cultural Boycott Of Israel (PACBI) at https://bdsmovement.net/news/knock-knock-puma-we-have-special-delivery-120000-signatures. 120,000 signatures! That’s what …

Gianni Infantino talked with Naftali Bennett and former US officials about Israel and Arab nations co-hosting the 2030 World Cup This article by Mustafa Abu Sneineh of Middle East Eye appeared last month at https://www.middleeasteye.net/news/fifa-israel-palestine-football-association-meeting-cancelled. Palestinian football officials have cancelled a meeting with Fifa president Gianni Infantino, following his attendance at a gala in a …

This call to action has been published by PACBI (Palestinian Campaign for the Academic & Cultural Boycott of Israel) at https://bdsmovement.net/puma-day5. As Palestinians continue to struggle against Israel’s illegal land grabs, and companies like Ben & Jerry’s pledge to end involvement in illegal Israeli settlements, it’s time for all of us to step up the …

Unbeknown to RCIR, PFA Vice-President Susan Shalabi Molano resumed her invaluable blog – Israeli Occupation Transgressions against Palestinian Sports at http://xssportpal.blogspot.com/ – earlier this summer. We reproduce her recent posts below – beginning with a moving statement of principle followed by three reports on fatalities and other sporting losses caused by Israel’s assault on Gaza …

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