July 2021

Spanish club refused to play in the holy city, following calls by Palestinian leaders to boycott the match This article by Mustafa Abu Sneineh was published by Middle East Eye here on 15th July. An Israeli football club, whose fanbase is known for racism and anti-Palestinian chants, has cancelled a friendly match with FC Barcelona, …

This article was posted by The Palestine Chronicle here on 11th July. Several demonstrations were held across the United Kingdom yesterday against Puma to demand that the sports brand end its sponsorship of the Israeli Football Association (IFA). Puma is a multinational corporation that designs and manufactures athletic and casual footwear. The protests, called for …

Among the teams calling on European clubs to cancel their friendlies in apartheid Israel is Balata FC, whose promising young player, 16-year-old Said Odeh, was shot and killed by Israeli soldiers in early May. This article was posted here by the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) on 9th July. …