February 2017

More than half of the thirteen American pro football players who were supposed to tour Israel mid February 2017 pulled out on principle.  They rejected the attempt by the Israeli government to use their visit to score public relations points.  Soccer players need to heed this example and follow suit.  The Israeli government’s use of sport …

FIFA has missed its latest target on 10 February 2017 on solving the problem of illegal Settlement Clubs.  The campaign has written to Tokyo Sewale, Chairman of the Israeli Palestine Monitoring Committee, and Gianni Infantino, FIFA President, urging quick and proper resolution of the impasse on Settlement Clubs. 1. Letter to Tokyo Sexwale Dear Mr Sexwale, We note …