September 2016

This report has been sent from Hebron. Yesterday, the Israeli occupation soldiers broke into the Youth of Hebron Football Club’s building near Bab Az-Zawia to look for specific stone-throwers to arrest them. When they didn’t find any of them, they fired tear gas grenades into the hall to make all the guys who were sitting there …

The following Open Letter was sent to FIFA and UEFA leaders by Ms Bina Ahmad, Sir Geoffrey Bindman QC, Mr John Dugard SC, Mr Richard Falk, Mr Michael Mansfield QC, Mr Tareq Shrourou.  They argue that FIFA should not explicitly or implicitly continue to endorse the current situation which undermines respect for the international rule …

The following Opinion article was written by Rogel Alpha under the headline of “Israel on Verge of Being Dismissed From World Soccer Because of Settlement Teams”.  That’s a pretty extreme interpretation of the situation, but Israel will certainly need to take a step back by excluding the settlement teams from Israeli leagues.   This is the full …

Amazingly Hapoel Be’er Sheva beat Inter Milan 2-0 in the Europa League Group Stage.  But there were plenty of Palestinian flags around.  BDS Italy put their views in wrting to the Inter Milan management.  The Jerusalem Post made out that Israeli fans were prevented from entering the stadium, but the truth was that they were directed to a …

Palestinian solidarity demonstrators protested in Newport at the Euro 2017 Women’s Wales v Israel match, which Wales won 3-0.  Some demonstrators managed to get into the ground and, after the national anthems had been played, waved Palestinian flags and called for support for Palestinian women players – calls which were audible to all spectators. The Protest started at 5.00pm …

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