(1) SIGN OUR PETITION: SUSPEND THE ISRAELI FA FROM FIFA.    (2) JOIN OUR CAMPAIGN AROUND TWO WALES V ISRAEL GAMES IN 2015.    (3) READ OUR IMPORTANT NEW FACT SHEET:  Palestine, Israel and the beautiful game.  (open this post to use the link) (1) PETITION.   This calls for suspension of the IFA from FIFA until Israel respects the human rights of …

The campaign wrote to Mr Blatter as follows: Dear Mr Blatter “RACISM IS TAKING OVER OUR SOCCER” IN ISRAEL Last week Salim Tuameh, captain of the National Israeli League side Bnei Brod, spoke out against increased racism in Israeli football and the racist slurs against him personally: “Tuameh is a terrorist”.  The Israeli FA (IFA) …

Salim Tuameh, the captain of National League side Bnei Lod, decided to speak out after racist chants of “Tuameh is a terrorist” at the weekend game against Maccabi Tel Aviv. “Racism is taking over our soccer. It’s time for the senior players to take action; this is incitement that can lead to very dark places… …

Reuters reports that Palestinian Football Association president Jibril Al Rajoub called on FIFA to sanction Israel and show them “the red card” after Israeli soldiers stormed his organisation’s offices last week. Al Rajoub, speaking after collecting the Asian Football Confederation’s National Team of the Year award on Sunday, said three armoured cars turned up at …

Our campaign has written the letter below to the President of UEFA copied to all other members of the Executive Committee. “Dear Mr Platini, Two days ago the Palestine Football Association headquarters were raided by Israeli troops1. It is one more example of Israel’s criminal efforts to disrupt Palestinian football, as it seeks to disrupt and stifle …

Palestinian and Israeli football officials have been “summoned” to meet in December in Morocco, where the FIFA Executive Committee is due to meet on 19 December 2014.  FIFA President Sepp Blatter is due to report back to this meeting on his attempts to broker an agreement between the two associations following meetings with the Israeli government to which he …

The Ma’an News agency reported a statement from the Palestinian FA that on Monday 24 November three Israeli military jeeps raided its headquarters at 9:20 a.m. and apprehended the IDs of several of its employees, prevented them from entering the building, and interrogated them.  They also searched the ground floor of the building, the statement said.  Israeli forces …

Sunday’s Bnei Sakhnin-Beitar Jerusalem game ended in a confrontation on the pitch between players of the two soccer teams, which respectively represent Arab-Israelis and nationalist Jews. Despite a police ban on flags, Beitar fans smuggled in Israeli flags, while Sakhnin fans snuck in Palestinian flags. As the game, which host Sakhnin won 1-0, wound down, …

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