March 2016

Continuing its harassment of Palestinian football, and ignoring the spirit of the 29 March 2015 Amendment at the 65th FIFA Annual Congress, Israel has recently arrested three footballers without reason.  Fadi Al Sharif is shown in the picture.  The others were Sami Al Daour and Muhammad Abu Khwaishttps://electronicintifada.net/blogs/ryan-rodrick-beiler/three-palestinian-football-players-arrested-israel.  Ryan Beiler of has detailed this in …

New Yorkers Sean Jacobs and Aubrey Bloomfield write in The nation that “It’s Time to Kick Israel Out of Soccer.  As we said for South Africa, “No normal sport in an abnormal society.” The idea has already rattled Israeli diplomats………experience has shown that sports boycotts are very powerful tools for international solidarity groups. Ultimately, they …