Congratulations to the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) for hosting this event in one of its member countries. It is exciting this is the first time the World Cup will be hosted by an Arab country. Momentum is building with support for wearing Palestine arm bands among Arab teams—ask the AFC and its members to support […]
Congrats on the Victory: Uruguay national football team said no to Israeli apartheid sports washing!
Exciting news from the Coordinación por Palestina team We finally can share with you this amazing news: our campaign has reached its goal, The Uruguayan national football team will not do its final preparation for the World Cup in Israel. The AUF made its own official, public announcement, so there is no chance that the […]
30+ organizations from around the world–US, Canada, Europe, UK, Africa, Palestine and elsewhere say “Uruguay Don’t Go” On May 30, 2022, solidarity groups in Uruguay launched the campaign URUGUAY, NO VAYAS! (URUGUAY, DON’T GO!) to ask the AUF (Asociación Uruguaya de Fútbol — AUF, or Uruguayan Football Association)and the Uruguay men’s soccer team to NOT to accept the invitation from the State […]
Write a letter to UEFA Take one minute to write to UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin concerning the double standard taken by UEFA in regard to Russia and Israel. On Friday, July 15th the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) upheld those decisions by UEFA and FIFA which exclude Russian national teams and clubs. It is clear […]
Almost 100 organizations and more than 700 individual have written to President Infantino and Secretary General Samoura concerning a serious breach of FIFA’s own statutes as they relate to human rights, anti-discrimination, and equality for the promotion of football in a globally accessible and unifying manner. See the letter below. The statement is also available in Arabic, Spanish and French Read […]
We are republishing the following call from Boykot Israel Kampagnen in Denmark. While Palestinian footballers are subjected to arbitrary arrests and persecution or denied the right to return to Palestine, forced to play in refugee camps or in exile instead of in their homeland, the Israeli occupation team represents settler colonialism, racism and Zionism. We support […]