Palestinian News Item
Palestinian news agency reports on PMW’s complaint against Rajoub
Donia Al-Watan (independent Palestinian news agency) - May 9, 2017
: "The Israeli justice system has submitted a complaint against Rajoub for incitement to hatred"
"An Israeli legal forum today [May 9, 2017] submitted a complaint to FIFA against Chairman of the Palestinian Football Association [and Fatah Central Committee Secretary] Jibril Rajoub on incitement to hatred and racism and on his waging a political struggle against Israel within the halls of FIFA in order to impose a boycott on [Israel] and freeze its membership [in FIFA]."
The complaints against Rajoub and the Palestinian Football Association were
submitted by PMW, together with the Lawfare Project and UK Lawyers for Israel
, in May 2017. The complaint was based on findings by PMW.
Jibril Rajoub also holds the following roles: Head of the PLO Supreme Council for Sport and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Palestine Olympic Committee, and Chairman of the Palestinian Scout Association (PSA).