October 2014

The IFA has reorganised youth leagues in the Al-Shomoron area so that Palestinian teams are segregated from Jewish teams.  It hints that this was in response to calls from Jewish parents.  This action flies in the face of FIFA Statute 3 and UEFA Statute 7.7 which stipulate suspension or expulsion for racist actions.    Adalah has petitioned the District …

Bnei Sakhnin, the Israeli Premier League team comprising solely of Palestinian citizens of Israel, has been fined NS 15,000 (about £2,500) for honouring Azmi Bishara, amongst others including the Emir of Qatar, for the support that they had given the club.  Bishara is a former Member of the Knesset who had a vision of Israel as …