Posts Tagged “FIFA”

Soccer and Politics in a Day of Glory

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Soccer and Politics in a Day of Glory

Soccer and Politics in a Day of Glory There is a vicious circle here, the French mainstream media act with hypocrisy because of the perception the Adopter has developed vis-à-vis the Adopted. By Abdennour Toumi Soccer is a social activity within the community that is contrary to circumstantial triumphalism and seed nationalism; it is about…

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Russia: 2018 World Humanity Festival

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Russia: 2018 World Humanity Festival

Russia: 2018 World Humanity Festival FIFA World Cup has become a kind of U.N. National Assembly people’s gathering, with a complicit web of relations among the players. By Abdennour Toumi In a couple hours the eyes of the world will be turned to Russia for the opening ceremony of the 21st Football/Soccer FIFA World Cup…

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Urge FIFA to drop illegal Israeli soccer teams

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Urge FIFA to drop illegal Israeli soccer teams

Urge FIFA to drop illegal Israeli soccer teams. FIFA urged to take action against soccer clubs representing illegal settlements in the Israeli occupied West Bank. Arab American Institute leads campaign to urge FIFA to adhere to its rules banning clubs organized on occupied territories that discriminate on the basis of religion and/or race Ahead of the…

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Trade unions test Qatari sincerity with demands for labour reform

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Trade unions test Qatari sincerity with demands for labour reform

International trade unions have stepped up pressure on Qatar with a series of demands, a majority of which the Gulf state could implement without having to reform its autocracy or threaten the privileged position of its citizenry who account for a mere 12 percent of the population and fear that change could cost them control of their culture and society.

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Turkish-Russian tension set to spill onto European pitches

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Turkish-Russian tension set to spill onto European pitches

The escalating Turkish-Russian crisis following Turkey’s downing in November of a Russian war plane promises to spill onto European soccer pitches with FC Lokomotiv Moscow set to play Fenerbahce SK, notorious for its fiery fan base, in a Europa League match.

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FIFA’s human rights litmus test: Will it clean house?

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FIFA’s human rights litmus test: Will it clean house?

Ridden by the worst corruption scandal in its history, world soccer body FIFA is breaking new ground by seeking to put United Nations guidelines for human rights at the centre of its activities.

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