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Arab sports leader "praised" athletes who refused to compete against Israeli teams
Arab peace agreements with Israel "are not worth the cost of the ink with which they were signed" says Secretary-General of the National Committee Against Normalization in Sports, while praising World Fencing Championship athletes for refusing to compete against Israel
Apr 13, 2022
"The Zionist colonialist project is not just directed against Palestine, but against all the Arab region’s peoples and states" says activist on Lebanese boycott of Israeli sports
Arab athletes' movement to boycott Israeli sports participation is "an expression of honour," claims football leader: "this is a realization of the Arab and Islamic values - we are members of one nation that is being subjected to attack"
Feb 6, 2022
The Jerusalem Post quotes Palestinian Media Watch in their article on the PLO's condemnation of an Israeli coach's presence at FIFA showcase match
In article on PLO boycott of football match over claims of Arab "normalization" with Israel, Jerusalem Post uses PMW reporting to substantiate their claims
Dec 28, 2021
Official PA Daily publishes article opposing "normalization" with Israel, following "the Zionist" Avram Grant's coaching of the International football team in Qatar
"The stench of normalization wafted from" the match as reporters refused to politicize the game, to the resounding disapproval of the PA Daily
Dec 21, 2021
PLO expresses "deep regret and condemnations" that Morocco and the UAE held friendly sports matches with Israel, comparing Israel to a "Nazi occupation"
It is "a serious and deep stab in the heart of every Arab" that Morocco and the UAE "fell into the trap of a Nazi occupation, who shake their hands with a hand covered in the blood of Palestine’s children"
Dec 14, 2021
PA plans a "large ceremony" to “honour” Algerian judoka Fethi Nourine, who refused to compete against Israel in the Tokyo Olympics, saying "this is the least we can do for him"
Palestinian Judo Federation chairman phones Nourine to "praise" him for fulfilling his "duty towards Palestine and our cause"
Nov 30, 2021
PA Olympic official praises judoka athlete who refused to compete against Israeli sportsman at the Olympics
Palestinian Olympic Committee Chairman meets with Algerian judoka who stepped down rather than compete against an Israeli and "refused" to shake his hand, while calling on other athletes to likewise boycott Israel
Jul 25, 2021
PA Olympic official praises judoka athlete who refused to compete against an Israeli competitor at the Olympics
Palestinian Olympic Committee Chairman meets with "heroic" Algerian judoka who stepped down rather than compete against an Israeli athlete, while calling on other sports personalities to likewise boycott Israel
Jul 24, 2021
Fatah Official "expresses appreciation" to Barcelona Football Club for not playing a match in “occupied Jerusalem”
Calling Teddy Stadium in southwestern Jerusalem “occupied land,” Palestinian Football Association Chairman thanks Barcelona for moving their match following the Palestinian Association's political pressuring – while hypocritically condemning political manipulations of football
Jul 18, 2021
Palestine Olympic Committee condemns the "crime of normalization with the fascist occupation state in the field of sports"
The Palestine Olympic Committee published an announcement saying that the "unjust thronging towards Israel in sport has pained us greatly" and urges boycotting Israel in sport so that "the occupation does not become encouraged to continue its most despicable crimes"
Nov 1, 2020