(1) SIGN OUR PETITION: ”SUSPEND THE ISRAELI FA FROM FIFA“.    (2) JOIN OUR CAMPAIGN ”FAIR PLAY FOR PALESTINE” AROUND TWO WALES V ISRAEL GAMES IN 2015.    (3) READ OUR IMPORTANT NEW FACT SHEET:  Palestine, Israel and the beautiful game 2015 (open this post to use the link).  (4)  PROTEST UEFA’S DECISION TO HOLD 2015 WOMEN’S UNDER 19 FINALS IN ISRAEL. …

The Palestine Football Association Press Release. Letter to FIFA: Israeli Forces Delay Palestinian National Football Team This evening Israeli Forces delayed the Palestinian National Football Team at the Allenby/Al Karamah Crossing, the only international border for Palestinians living in the Occupied West Bank. The national team was on its route to Tunisia as part of their …

The discussions between FIFA and the PFA, brought forward to Wednesday 20th May2015 ended with the PFA  holding the line against FIFA and Israeli pressure to withdraw the motion to suspend the IFA.  FIFA appears not to want to adopt a democratic process.  Reuters reports that FIFA proposed new arrangements for movements of players between Gaza and …

The following leter was sent to all FIFA member associations on 19 May 2015. Suspension of the Israeli Football Association from FIFA. Israeli Misrepresentations and Public Support We have previously written to ask you to support the Palestine Football Association’s proposal for suspension of the Israel Football Association from FIFA. For its part, the IFA …

Eminent human rights advocates comprising members of the committee of the Russell Tribunal on Palestine, Patrons of the Palestinian Solidarity Campaign and others have signed the following Open Letter.  It was published in the Guardian newspaper today: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/may/15/call-on-fifa-suspend-israel-football-association “The Palestinian Football Association will present a motion to FIFA’s annual Congress on 28th-29th May, calling for the …

FIFA President Sepp Blatter hopes that Israeli “concessions” will induce the Palestinian FA to withdraw its proposal at the 29 May 2015 FIFA Annual Congress.  He is reported as saying that a successful vote would be a “dangerous” precedent that could get FIFA involved in other political and diplomatic battles. He appears not to recognise the …

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