The international community says: Uruguay, No Vayas!

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 […]

UEFA must take action: Stop the double standard, kick out apartheid

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 […]

Action outside Professional Football League Paris office against the Champions Trophy in Tel Aviv

In rejection of the holding of the Champions Trophy football tournament in Tel Aviv this summer, activists from the Collectif Boycott Apartheid Israel – Paris Banlieue, Samidoun Région Parisienne and others demonstrated outside the offices of the Professional Football League (LFP) in Paris. 🇵🇸 Ce matin, des militants du @CollectifBAI_PB et @SamidounRP étaient mobilisés devant le […]

Gaza football teams denounce the Champions Trophy in Tel Aviv

On 31 July, the next Champions Trophy competition between leading football teams Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and FC Nantes will take place in Tel Aviv for the second consecutive year. As a statement co-signed by many groups — including the Collectif Palestine Vaincra and Samidoun Region Parisienne — affirms, “This is a sportwashing event, aiming to whitewash the […]

No to the 2022 Champions Trophy in Tel Aviv

This year, once again, the Ligue de Football Professionnel (LFP, Professional french Football League) has decided to hold the next edition of the Champions Trophy (French Super cup) in Israel.  This official match between Paris Saint-Germain, the 2022 champion of France, and FC Nantes, winner of the 2022 French Cup, is to be held on […]

Breach of FIFA’s own statutes as they relate to human rights, anti-discrimination, and equality

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 […]

Call to Danish Men’s Football Team: Give Israel the Red Card!

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 […]