April 2019

Nir Hasson of Haaretz reports the following repression by israeli authorities. Israeli police shut down a soccer tournament in East Jerusalem on Friday, claiming that it was organized by the Palestinian Authority. The tournament was taking place in the Beit Safafa neighborhood. According to an order Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan, the event was marking Palestinian Prisoners’ …

Mondoweiss published the floowing Press Release from Manchester Palestine Action. https://mondoweiss.net/2019/04/protesters-sponsorship-association/.   Manchester Palestine Action took action Sunday at the Puma department of Sports Direct to call for a global boycott of Puma for sponsoring the Israeli Football Association (IFA). Global sportswear manufacturer Puma is involved in violations of international law and human rights. Puma is …

Today, 6 April 2019, RCIR joins PSC and PACBI to launch the international campaign to boycott Puma until Puma stops sponsorship of the Israeli Football Association. This follows the call by over 200 Palestinian sports clubs to Puma to ditch its support for the Israeli Football Association. The a call which has been rejected. The …