December 2016

Palestinians from the West Bank are barred from Gaza. So are Palestinian guests from Chile.  The Deportino Palestino football team comprising Palestinians from the longest standing community of expatriates was stopped from entering Gaza just before Christmas.  Otherwise, the team had a very successful one week visit to Palestine.  They played the national team and a Hebron “all stars” team and …

About one hundred PSC activists from Southampton demonstrating against the Israeli team the were joined by activists from Portsmouth, Brighton and London.  They displayed RCIR’s banner “Fair Play for Palestine” and the “Saints against Apartheid” banner.  The Palestinian flag was displayed inside the ground.  Unfortunately for Southampton a 1-1 draw was not good enough to get them through …