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To:PUMA UK,,22 Upper Ground,London, SE1 9AE Support for Palestinian football. You will have noticed the 26 October demonstration in Carnaby Street with placards demanding “Boycott Puma, proud sponsors of Israeli Apartheid”. The message was echoed by adverts placed in London underground carriages, by banners at the Manchester City football ground and by actions across the …

Major actions took place in Manchester at the City football Club ground, at a Sports Direct store and in London at the Puma flagship store. These were part of the second international day of action initiated by PACBI, the Palestinian Academic and Cultural Boycott.

In the post of 3 July we pointed out the disruption of the two-leg Palestinian Cup final by Israeli authorities.  Since then the Israeli human rights group Gisha has gone to court to overturn the blocks on players’ movements but has failed. We would emphasise that Israel’s continuing obstruction of the Palestinian Cup Final second leg …

Our campaign has published this article in Middle East Memorandum to highlight to three specific aspects of the deterioration in the position of Palestinian football in recent months. https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20190828-does-fifa-really-believe-in-human-rights/ “The Palestinian Football Association (PFA) has had some good reasons to thank football’s world governing body, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), for its help. …

Khadamat Rafah football team. Ramzy Baroud, editor of the Palestine Chronicle, has contributed an excellent up to date summary article to Middle East Memorandum. “The Palestinian Football Association is struggling to survive. Combined US-Israeli pressure on Palestinian organisations that provide aid and support to the Palestinian people is now felt in the field of sports …

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 …

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