Former Pisa star lends support to campaign against racism in Italy

Former Pisa star lends support to campaign against racism in Italy

The UISP Pisa committee organized a meeting with ex-player Paul Elliott (formerly of Chelsea, Celtic and Pisa) on Saturday November 18th in Pisa, about the problems of racism and discrimination in the panorama of international football. Centre-half Elliott, two years a Pisa player between 1987 and 1989, went on to play for Glasgow Celtic and…

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Death of fan at PSG in atmosphere of racism and anti-Semitism

Death of fan at PSG in atmosphere of racism and anti-Semitism

Terrible scenes in Paris when a plain clothes police officer shot into a crowd of skirmishing soccer fans as he tried to protect a supporter of Hapoel Tel Aviv, killing one person and injuring another. The incident near the Parc des Princes stadium occurred after Hapoel Tel Aviv's 4-2 victory over Paris Saint-Germain in a…

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Austria and Trinidad & Tobago show racism the red card

Austria and Trinidad & Tobago show racism the red card

The friendly international between Austria and the World Cup participant from the Caribbean, Trinidad & Tobago, on Wednesday 15th November at the Ernst Happel Stadium in Vienna marked the start of a campaign being organised by the Austrian Football Association (ÖFB) in preparation for the UEFA EURO 2008. In partnership with the “FairPlay. Different Colours….

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Action Week in Poland biggest yet

Action Week in Poland biggest yet

FARE partner Never Again has helped coordinate a wide-ranging programme of initiatives in support of the FARE Action Week, including: – In Poznañ, the Social Initiatives Association held a football tournament under the banner “FOOTBALL AGAINST RACISM”. The purpose was to prove that the stadiums of Poznañ, and the city itself, are safe, free of…

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Racism Breaks the Game

Racism Breaks the Game

Exciting news from Romania! From October 27 – 29, The Romanian Football Federation, in cooperation with The Open Society Institute’s Roma Initiative Office, The National Council for Combating Discrimination, The Monitoring Press Agency, and The European Roma Grassroots Organisation, organised the campaign “Racism Breaks the Game” to stimulate social dialogue and promote tolerance and fair…

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Israel joins fight against soccer racism

Israel joins fight against soccer racism

In a move aimed at bolstering Israel's international image and ability to fight anti-Semitism and racism, Israel has joined European efforts to combat racism and violence at soccer games. Sponsored by Football Against Racism in Europe and UEFA, the action has targeted acts of racism and violence through a week-long publicity campaign at various soccer…

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Against homophobia in football!

Against homophobia in football!

Sunday, November 5, 2006, Paris Foot Gay (PFG) will play for the first time against a team of supporters of Paris Saint-Germain, during a gala game against discriminations. Karim OUMNIA, CEO of Baliston, will kick off this game which will launch the Carton Rouge à l'Homophobie (“Red Card to Homophobia”) operation, at the Parc des…

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Cadiz Action Week. Conference, artistic and sportive events.

Cadiz Action Week. Conference, artistic and sportive events.

Like in the last 2 years the collective CEPA-Andalucía took part in the European-wide anti-racist activities. During the Fare Action Week in Cádiz / Spain they organized the following activities. At the beginning of October they reparted information about FARE, CEPA and the Action Week during two days in the Streetsoccer event “Mundialito” (2.10. –…

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Action Week in Congo – against war and every form of discrimination

Action Week in Congo – against war and every form of discrimination

This year, thanks to the precious contribution of FIFA, a number of African organisations took part in the Action Week. An event staged by the Congolese organisation LISPED (Ligue Sportive pour la Promotion et la defence des droits de l'Homme), for example, which was designed to raise public awareness for the fight against all forms…

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UEFA Cup events to close FARE Action Week

UEFA Cup events to close FARE Action Week

The 7th edition of the FARE Action Week, after hitting the highest point with a series of high profile and grassroots events at the week-end of the 28-29 October, closes with a prominent symbolic action at the UEFA Cup match between FK Partizan and AS Livorno on 2 November in Belgrade. The players of both…

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