Kick racism out of Israeli football update

Kick racism out of Israeli football update

Maccabi Netanya fans have been awarded 1000 euros worth of football merchandise for being the Israeli Premier League's fairest fans in the first half of the 2009/10 season. The prize was awarded by the New Israeli Fund's (NIF) KIO Israel campaign, Israel FA, Israel ministry of public security (metzila) and the Ministry of Education. Maccabi…

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CAFE job advert: Eastern European Development Officer

CAFE job advert: Eastern European Development Officer

A new organisation has been set up to build on the good work of the National Association of Disabled Supporters in England and Wales across Europe, with the help of a funding award from UEFA. This organisation is CAFE – Centre for Access to Football in Europe. CAFE representatives participated in the FARE “Football for…

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Kick It Out seeks European Research partner

Kick It Out seeks European Research partner

UK FARE partner Kick It Out is seeking to appoint a research partner with experience, and/or an understanding, of conducting research within European football for a new and groundbreaking equality and diversity initiative. 1. Background We are working with partners within European football on a project that seeks to understand and address issues of the…

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An African Football Festival Mourns

An African Football Festival Mourns

The deadly attack on the Togolese bus two days before the beginning of the competition transformed the anticipated joy and hope into dismay, desperation and mourning. By hosting for the first time the fan and tradition rich Coupe d‘Afriques des Nations (CAN), the former civil war torn nation of Angola wanted to show the world…

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Paris Foot Gay takes up the fight against homophobia in France

Paris Foot Gay takes up the fight against homophobia in France

Early this week a notable article appeared in the German dailies Der Tagesspiegel and the Stuttgarter Zeitung. In it freelance journalist Matthias Sander highlights the work of FARE partner Paris Foot Gay and reports on the continuing existence of homophobia in football. France is no exception in this respect, but just one example among many….

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Tragedy for the Togo players

Tragedy for the Togo players

We join in the general condemnation of the terrible attack on the Togo football team during the African Cup of Nations and publish this press release by LISPED: “LISPED (Ligue Sportive pour la Promotion et la Défense des Droits de l’Homme – League of sports to promote and defend human rights) and the Réseau africain…

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Monitoring Centre Examines Racism in Football in the Ukraine

Monitoring Centre Examines Racism in Football in the Ukraine

FARE and NEVER AGAIN Association set up the East Europe Monitoring Centre with UEFA's support to monitor racism and xenophobia in Eastern Europe in the lead-up to the EURO 2012. The FARE (Football Against Racism in Europe) Eastern European Development Project administered by the 'NEVER AGAIN' Association includes a small grants pool for local anti-racism…

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