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1 February 2014.   The Palestinian Football Association reports that Israeli forces shot tear gas grenades around Faisal al-Husseini stadium at Al Ram, just as a Pro league match was being played. The referee had to cancel the match since both players, spectators and officials could not breath.

A Chilean football club has been banned from using a shirt that has a stylised number 1 in the shape of a map of Palestine.  Club Deportivo Palestino, which was founded by Palestinian immigrants in Santiago in 1920, were also fined US$1,300 (Dh4,447) by the Chilean football association after members of Chile’s Jewish community complained …

The campaign wrote to UEFA’s President Platini and all member associations on 17 December 2013 as follows:   Dear Sir,  In June 2013, UEFA held the finals of its Men’s Under 21 tournament in Israel despite widespread calls to change the venue because of Israeli racism against Palestinians, which the UN calls “tantamount to Apartheid”. Yet …

29 November 2013  Report from www.worldfootballinsider.com Kuala Lumpur: The AFC Executive Committee on Tuesday fully backed Palestine Football Association (PFA) in its efforts towards free movement of players, officials and football equipment. A Task Force, formed by FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter involving officials from FIFA, UEFA, AFC, Palestine FA and the Israel FA, is …

Launch of Phase 2 of the campaign Twelve members of PSC and affiliated or related organisations joined forces for a day to discuss the potential for further action.  Representation was spread across the UK and we were very happy to welcome one activist from France.  The agenda covered all the items detailed in the Campaigns …

26 September 2013  Dear Mr Blatter TASK FORCE ISRAEL-PALESTINE We note with interest your initiative in establishing the Task Force Israel Palestine, aiming to improve the situation of football in Palestine by facilitating movements of people and goods into, out of and within Palestine. We welcome this high profile acknowledgement of the severe restrictions on …

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