Sport: a tool for integration

Sport: a tool for integration

Belem: World Social Forum. A very large attendance was recorded by the seminar promoted by UISP on the subject of 'Sport against discrimination and for equal opportunities'. The seminar covered social projects for the inclusion of ethnic minorities, people with disabilities, local communities and anyone who is a victim of discrimination through a range of…

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FARE tender for consultant to help develop the network

FARE tender for consultant to help develop the network

FARE, the European anti-discrimination network, has launched an open tender to seek an external consultant who can advise on future development of the network. Skills, insight and passion needed If you can demonstrate the skills, insight and passion to help, FARE offers you the satisfaction of knowing you will have made your mark in assisting…

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Cooperation between LFP and Paris Foot Gay

Cooperation between LFP and Paris Foot Gay

Following several recent cases of homophobia in French football, a meeting was held on 17 December 2008 between the French League, Paris Foot Gay (Association against homophobia in football) and the Inter LGBT (French group promoting the rights of gay, bi, lesbian and transsexual people). This meeting concluded with the following proposals and initiatives: 1)…

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Referee reports fascist actions by Real Madrid fans at Osasuna game

Referee reports fascist actions by Real Madrid fans at Osasuna game

Real Madrid are facing a fine after a small group of fans were reported by the referee for making fascist gestures and for fascist chanting during the club's victory against Osasuna on Sunday, 18th January. Match referee Alfonso Pérez Burrull included the incidents in his report, writing that some supporters behind one goal were waving…

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'Never Again' begins official cooperation with 2012 coordinating body

'Never Again' begins official cooperation with 2012 coordinating body

FARE partner “NEVER AGAIN” Association has started official cooperation with PL.2012, the coordinating body overseeing preparation undertakings for Euro 2012 in Poland. A statement from PL.2012 says: “The cooperation includes social campaigning against racism in “Let's kick racism out of stadiums”, education and trainings for security and stewards, PR and media work. Organisation of such…

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Eleven charged following Campbell homophobic insults

Eleven charged following Campbell homophobic insults

Police have charged 11 people with indecent chanting at a Premiership game. They were arrested in connection with alleged racist and homophobic chanting towards Portsmouth defender Sol Campbell during a match against Tottenham Hotspur at Fratton Park on September 28 last year. The 11, including three juveniles, have been bailed by police to appear at…

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