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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 …

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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