Palestinian football deaths & Injuries by the Apartheid State
9 years ago faa 1
This is a brief summary of some of the targeted attacks on Palestinian football that have been reported in Britain:
Apartheid in football means Israel jail without trial for Palestinian international footballers such as Mahmoud Sarsak who was tortured & locked up for 3 years before FIFA President Sepp Blatter intervened to get him out. UEFA and ALL his members stood idly by.
Israeli soldiers (IDF) shot dead 13 year old Ahmad Abu Daqqa whist playing football In Nov 2012.
On 31 Jan 2014 Jawhar Nasser Jawhar, 19, & Adam Abd al-Raouf Halabiya, 17 were shot 11 times in the feet & maimed by Israeli soldiers & will never play again.
On 10 March 2014 IDF Soldiers shot & killed Saji Darwish.
On 16 July 2014 four children under 15 shot dead playing football on the beach.
On 17 July 2014 3 children under 10 shot dead playing football on their roof.
On 30 July 2014 the national football icon and TV commentator Ahed Zaqout (49) assassinated in his bed.
On 08 August 2014 Mohammad Ahmad al-Qatari, age 20 and Uday Caber were shot dead.
The National stadium has been bombed several times, and club Islami, Qalquilya closed down.
On 25 Nov 2014 the Palestinian Football Association offices were attacked. (Violent acts by Israel are too numerous to list here.