Irish match officials crack down on anti-Israel protests at Ireland Israel Football Match

Match officials cracked down on anti-Israel protestors following a warning letter from the Ireland Israel Alliance, assisted by UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI). Pro-Palestinian protestors arriving at the Ireland/Israel under 21 football match which took place on Friday 23 September, were surprised when their keffiyahs, flyers and flags were confiscated

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Sponsor and fan backlash over Forest Green Rover’s Palestinian Flag Flying

A sponsor has pulled out of a sponsorship deal with Forest Green Rovers Football Club (FGRFC) and several fans have hit out at the club following the flying of a Palestinian flag and anti-Israel campaigning at football matches. This development has emerged following UKLFI’s complaint to Dale Vince, chairman of

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Israelis can purchase Hospitality package for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

FIFA has confirmed that Israelis may purchase hospitality packages for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 directly from its central hospitality website even though there is not currently an agent that deals with Israel. UK Lawyers for Israel had accused FIFA of discriminating against Israelis and breaking its own codes

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FIFA breaks its own discrimination rules as Israelis unable to book World Cup Hospitality Packages

Israelis are not able to book hospitality packages for the FIFA World cup, to be held in Qatar in November and December 2022, in breach of FIFA’s own anti-discriminatory rules. On the FIFA website prospective purchasers of hospitality packages are invited to find appointed sales agents in their region. In

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Forest Green Rovers Football Club breaches rules by anti-Israel displays

Forest Green Rovers Football Club (FGRFC) has breached the rules of football by its anti-Israel displays during matches, and by the tweets of its chairman, according to UKLFI. UKLFI director Sam Green has now written to the Football Association to complain about the two incidents at FGRFC  that occurred in

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Football players’ anti-Israel discrimination breached FIFA Regulations

UKLFI has written to the Secretary General of FIFA highlighting how football players and officials breached multiple FIFA regulations during and following a FIFA Legends match in Doha and calling for the rules to be enforced.   UKLFI pointed out to Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura, Secretary General of FIFA, five

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