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Palestine Under Permanent Lockdown Covid-19 has had an unprecedented effect on sport around the world. As sports fans we all desperately want a return to normal. For Palestinians, restrictions on their ability to enjoy sport have been in place for decades overseen by a brutal military occupation. We are part of a global community of …

As president of the world football federation FIFA, Sepp Blatter has put his name to many projects supporting the sport in Palestine, most recently¬†inaugurating the Joseph Blatter Football Academy in Ramallah¬†in the occupied West Bank last Sunday (July 7). Touring Jordan, Palestine and Israel on July 6-10, he pledged to remove impediments to the movement …