October 2012

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, …

Three Palestinian youth from Silwan were arrested by Israeli forces at Hizme checkpoint on Thursday, October 4. Ahmad Najib (22), Reyad al-A’war (22), and Ashraf Shweki (18) were on their way home to Ras al-Amoud neighborhood of Silwan from a soccer game when they were stopped at the checkpoint. Officers claimed that their ID cards …