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For the fifth year running Israeli authorities have caused problems for this annual fixture. On Sunday 30 June 2019 all West Bank players successfully travelled to Gaza, where their Balata FC team drew 1 – 1 with Gaza’s Khadamat Rafah. For the return leg thirty one of the thirty five man Gazan squad were banned …

The Palestinian call to boycott Puma until it drops sponsorship of the racist Israeli Football Association was repeated across the world on Saturday. From Sweden to New Zealand, from Malaysia to the USA, activists in twenty two countries approached retailers to stop trading Puma products. The picture above is the scene on Carnaby Street outside …

The following article by Asa Winstanley was posted yesterday at https://electronicintifada.net/blogs/asa-winstanley/fifa-attacks-palestinian-football. FIFA has launched an investigation into Palestinian football based on allegations made by an anti-Muslim activist and West Bank settler, The Electronic Intifada has learned. The ethics committee of world football’s governing body wrote to the Palestinian Football Association’s president in January laying out …

Our campaign sent the following letter electronically to the Presidents and Council representatives of all FIFA member Associations prior to the 5-6 June 2019 FIFA Annual Congress. Repression of Palestinian Football We write to alert you to the continuing obstruction of Palestinian football by Israel’s occupation forces and to ask you to take action at …

On 2 May 2019 around midday a large Israeli Border Policed Force broke into the Shu’fat Camp sports club in the northern part of annexed East Jerusalem. This was a special occasion for the club as the club and its guests were inaugurating the newly renovated football pitch. The force threatened the attendees – scaring …

Activists at the PUMA “flagship” store in Carnaby Street met a stream of mostly young people, many of whom were foreign tourists.  The six placards helped attract attention and the banner even more so. One passer-by took a photo of the banner, telling us that he was a board member of the French sports equipment …

Nir Hasson of Haaretz reports the following repression by israeli authorities. Israeli police shut down a soccer tournament in East Jerusalem on Friday, claiming that it was organized by the Palestinian Authority. The tournament was taking place in the Beit Safafa neighborhood. According to an order Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan, the event was marking Palestinian Prisoners’ …

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