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We call for removal of the 2013 UEFA U21 finals from Israel The Israeli government violates international law and discriminates against Palestinian Arabs through its laws and actions. These actions include ethnic cleansing, restrictions on movement, and limited access to water, health services and education. Palestinian footballers suffer their share of this oppression. They are arbitrarily …

Electronic Intifada reports an excellent 15-minute documentary by the American cable television network ESPN’s Jeremy Schaap, aired last week on ESPN’s award-winning primetime sports show E:60, sheds light on the Israeli football club Beitar Jerusalem. Fans of Beitar Jerusalem, a member of Israel’s Premier League and enjoys a large fan base in and around Jerusalem, are …

The following EDM was submitted by Sir Bob Russell in October 2012. That this House congratulates the Football Association for its Kick It Out campaign against racism in football; registers with profound disapproval, however, that the FA is prepared to participate in the European Under-21 football tournament to be played in Israel in June 2013, …

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