(1) SIGN THE TWO PETITIONS: “SUSPEND THE ISRAELI FA FROM FIFA” and “FIFA: GIVE ISRAELI RACISM THE RED CARD”   (2) READ OUR IMPORTANT FACT SHEET:  Palestine, Israel and the beautiful game 2015 (open this post to use the link)  (3) JOIN IN LEAFLETING AND DEMONSTRATIONS AT MATCHES       PETITIONS.  The RCIR petition calls for suspension of the IFA from FIFA …

The HBK website made the following announcement (original text in French below). Algeria remains firmly opposed to the criminal Israeli entity. Algeria is one of the few Arab countries not to have diplomatic relations, trade and even less sports with Israel.  Indeed this country, which wanted to organize a friendly match with Ghana on September …

Inside World Football reports that “Sexwale emphasises dialogue as search for Palestine solution stumbles”.  The text of the article is given below and reveals that Sexwale did not manage to meet with the Israeli Minister of Culture and Sport;  it seems that there was no progress in dialogue with the Israelis.  This is no surprise and …

“FIFA’s own laws need to be applied, not negotiated or bent” is the headline of the article by Martin Konecny, director of the European Middle East Project (EuMEP) based in Brussels, and Hugh Lovatt, a policy fellow and Israel/Palestine project coordinator at the European Council of Foreign Relations.  The original article is at http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2016/06/fifa-recognise-israeli-settlement-teams-160629093205191.html.   This …

Mondoweiss published the following article from our campaign.  It highlights the link between racism in football and racism in Israeli society at large. Jerusalem soccer club exemplifies Lieberman’s rightwing nationalism — and should be barred from international play  http://mondoweiss.net/2016/05/exemplifies-nationalism-international/ A club with supporters who openly avow racial purity and organize violent ultra-nationalist marches is third …

Tokyo Sexwale started his address to the Congress by noting that it concerned a “painful part of the world”  where since the last Congress over 200 Israelis and Palestinians had died.   On movements of people and equipment he reported “marked progress” while noting that “a lot of work still needs to be done”.  On the  question of settlement …

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