• Platini: ‘I’ll Kick Israel Out Of Europe’

    Palestine Monitor 2 October 2010 The UEFA President has taken a tough stance, “Israel must choose between allowing Palestinian sport to continue and prosper or be forced to face the consequences for their behaviour.” Michel Platini, president of European football”s ruling body, threatened Israel with expulsion from the union if it continues to undermine football […]

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  • Pro-Palestine activists to protest at Ireland v Israel women’s football game in Bray

    Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign Press Release, Thursday 19th August, 1pm The Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC) are to stage a demonstration on Wednesday August 25th in Bray, as the Irish Women’s soccer team play Israel in a FIFA World Cup Qualifier at the Carlisle Grounds (home of Bray Wanderers FC). In line with the wishes […]

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  • Sports Illustrated assumes it’s a “Muslim” thing to boycott Israeli teams

    Sports Illustrated has found a new role in American mainstream media. No more sports analysis, no more demeaning swimsuit competitions, and no more college football predictions. Instead, they”ve decided to become a foreign policy website. And an ignorant one at that. Today was their first attempt at providing FOX News-like political commentary: Two more athletes […]

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  • Ban Israel from the London 2012 Olympics

    Please sign the petition now: http://www.petitiononline.com/12101982/petition.html To: International Olympics Committee Dear International Olympics Committee (IOC) We, the undersigned citizens of the world, call on the international Olympics Committee to rescind Israel’s participation in the London 2012 Olympics. Israel’s attack on a humanitarian aid fleet on Monday 31 May 2010, its murder of 9 human rights […]

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  • Ban Israel from the London 2012 Olympics

    View Current Signatures – Sign the Petition To: International Olympics Committee Dear International Olympics Committee (IOC) We, the undersigned citizens of the world, call on the international Olympics Committee to rescind Israel’s participation in the London 2012 Olympics. Israel’s attack on a humanitarian aid fleet on Monday 31 May 2010, its murder of 9 human […]

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  • After flotilla raid, Sweden wants out of soccer match with Israel

    The ripple effects of Monday’s bloody raid on the Gaza-bound flotilla could impact Israel’s Under-21 team’s quest to compete in next year’s European Championships. By Uzi Dann The ripple effects of Monday’s bloody raid on the Gaza-bound flotilla could impact Israel’s Under-21 team’s quest to compete in next year’s European Championships. The Swedish Football Association […]

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  • Are Teams Right to Refuse to Play Israel?

    Dave Zirin June 2, 2010 “[We are] saddened by the mixture of politics and sports.” So said a spokesperson for the Israeli Football Association in response to Monday”s news that the Turkish U-19 (under 19) soccer team canceled its match in Israel. Turkey”s team made the move following the Israeli Navy”s attack on the Gaza […]

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  • Where’s BDS? Israeli firms to secure World Cup

    by Bruce Wolman on February 25, 2010 For readers active in the BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) Movement, here is an obvious target that has been overlooked. According to today”s Jerusalem Post, “Over 30 Israeli companies are set to help South Africa secure this summer”s Soccer World Cup, via hi-tech security products ranging from rocket-proof […]

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  • Vancouver 2010: The IOC, Israel, Canada, and Apartheid

    by Kim Petersen / February 19th, 2010 The Winter Olympics is taking place in the unceded territory of the Skwxwú7mesh, Xwméthkwyiem and Tsleil-Waututh peoples – what has been colonially designated Vancouver – and the unceded territory of the St”at”imc people – Whistler. Israel has sent an ice dancing pair to the Vancouver Winter Olympics. Of […]

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  • Protest against Israeli tennis player

    Sue Bolton, Melbourne 23 January 2010 After being confronted by protests in New Zealand, Israeli tennis player Shahar Peer was met by a protest organised by Australians For Palestine at the Australian Open in Melbourne on January 19. Tennis Australia enforced an exclusion zone, in effect prohibiting protests anywhere in the vicinity of the tennis […]

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