• Shahar Peer relieved as threats of pro-Palestinian protesters dissipate

    Shahar Peer’s first-round match at the Australian Open passed without incident Wednesday despite threats of a pro-Palestinian protest. Israel’s top tennis talent woke up to headlines in Melbourne’s The Age newspaper claiming that protesters were planning to target her match against Lucie Hradecka of the Czech Republic on an outside court. But there was no […]

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  • STUC to ask Celtic fans to show Palestinian flags in solidarity with suffering Palestinians on December 2nd

    November 27th 2009 Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) Deputy General Secretary Dave Moxham said: “This December marks the one year anniversary of the Israeli invasion of Gaza in which 1400 men, women and children were killed in an act described by the United Nations as “indicating serious violations of international human rights” and “amounting to […]

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  • Celtic statement expresses “extreme concern” over Palestine protest calls

    The club have called on their fans to avoid any behaviour which could compromise safety or lead to Uefa sanctions. Celtic have issued a statement calling on fans to ignore calls by the STUC to show pro-Palestine support during the Hapoel Tel Aviv match. The club insisted “Celtic Park is no place for a political […]

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  • The New York Mets and the business of terrorism

    Aaron Levitt, The Electronic Intifada, 20 November 2009 When I first learned that the New York Mets were hosting a fundraiser for the nonprofit Hebron Fund at Citi Field in support of the Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron, I honestly assumed it was a joke, albeit a poor one. When […]

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  • Coalition Details Hebron Fund’s Connections to Extremism Ahead of Citi Field Fundraiser

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York, NY, November 20, 2009 – One day before the Hebron Fund’s controversial fundraising dinner at the New York Mets’ Citi Field, a coalition of civil rights and peace organizations released new details about extremist statements by individuals associated with the Hebron Fund, and about its fundraising for illegal purposes. The […]

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  • Video, Demo 11/18/09, Mets cancel Hebron Fund Dinner | Adalah-NY: The Coalition for Justice in the Middle East

    [vodpod id=Groupvideo.3954310&w=425&h=350&fv=] more about "Video, Demo 11/18/09, Mets cancel Heb…", posted with vodpod Protest Comes Day After Obama Spokesperson Says He is ‘Dismayed’ By New Israeli Settlements FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York, NY, November 18 – Over fifty human rights advocates gathered outside the office of Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig in midtown Manhattan […]

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  • Pro-Arab group rips Citi Field fete: The Hebron Fund hosting fund-raiser at home of Mets

    BY Sergey Kadinsky DAILY NEWS WRITER Tuesday, November 17th 200 The bloody struggle between the Jews and Palestinians has moved to a local battleground – Citi Field. A group that supports Palestinian causes is crying foul because The Hebron Fund, a Brooklyn-based organization that funds radical Jewish settlers in the West Bank city, is holding […]

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  • US-MIDEAST: Baseball Team Urged to Cut Ties with Israeli Group

    By Eli Clifton WASHINGTON, Nov 14 (IPS) – A coalition of 11 U.S., Israeli and Palestinian groups are calling on the New York Mets baseball team to cancel a fundraiser by the “violent and racist” Israeli Hebron Fund which is scheduled to be held at the Mets’ stadium, Citi Field, on Nov. 21. The Hebron […]

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  • WEDNESDAY: Tell the Mets to Knock Racism Out of the Park!

    Wednesday protest Tell the Mets & Major League Baseball Not to Support Violent, Racist Israeli Settlers Cancel the Hebron Fund”s dinner at Citi Field WHEN: Wednesday Nov 18, 12:30 – 1:30 PM WHERE: The office of the Commissioner of Major League Baseball 245 Park Avenue (between 46th and 47th Streets, two blocks north of Grand […]

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  • FIFA urged to give the red card to Israel

    Press release, various undersigned, 13 October 2009 The following press release was issued on 7 October 2009: FIFA’s declared mission to use football to bring about “a better world” requires that clear signals be given to the apartheid state, Israel. The undersigned organizations call on FIFA to tell Israel it is off-side and to show […]

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