Uncategorized

PACBI has sent the letter below to the Irish Football Association calling on it to cancel its friendly with Israel scheduled for 11 September at 7.45 pm local time.   Recently concerted international action led to the cancellation of a friendly between Argentina and Israel as both manaagers and players reacted to the racism of the Israeli government.   Let’s make …

The RCIR banner was raised at the large demonstration in London and generated much attention.  PSC’s Ben Jamal made a powerful speech on Trump’s destructive action in moving the US embassy to Jerusalem.

Reuters report from Gaza. A soccer team made up of Palestinians who lost limbs to Israeli fire in the Gaza Strip is giving its players new purpose.  Members of the amputee team, which is made up of players most of who lost their legs in the conflict with Israel, exercise on a soccer pitch in …

The following statement is issued today by Red Card Israeli Racism following the conclusion of the 68th FIFA Congress: Red Card Israeli Racism commends the Palestinian Football Association (PFA) for its laudable effort to boost FIFA’s commitment to human rights at today’s FIFA Congress. The PFA proposed amending FIFA’s Statutes so as to make football …

Haaretz has published the article below highlighting the naivety of Miri Regev’s actions: Who Needs BDS: Israel Scores Spectacular Own Goal in Argentina Soccer Fiasco The Argentines didn’t want to play an exhibition match in Israel in the first place, but would have come to Haifa. Then Culture and Sports Minister Miri Regev moved in. Argentine …

Lionel Messi commented on Twitter on 5 June 2018, as  reported by TyC Sports: “As a UNICEF ambassador I cannot play against people (Israel) who kill innocent Palestinian children.We had to cancel the game because we are humans before footballers.” Striker Gonzalo “Pipa” Higuaín also said on Twitter: “Not going was the right thing to …

1 2 3 4 34