FARE celebrates International Migrants Day

FARE celebrates International Migrants Day

FARE today celebrates the UN International Migrants Day which is held annually on the 18th December to recognise the efforts, contributions and rights of migrants worldwide. Joining the fight for human rights and fundamental freedoms of migrants, FARE supports the wider call for equality by demanding better access for migrants to sport in their country…

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Zenit fan group tells club “sign no black or gay players”

Zenit fan group tells club “sign no black or gay players”

The largest fan group of Russian champions Zenit St Petersburg has demanded the club refrain from buying black and gay players. “We're not racists but we see the absence of black players at Zenit as an important tradition,” Zenit fan club Landscrona said in a letter, called the “Selection 12 manifesto”, posted on its website…

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Campaigners and authorities react to UEFA sanctioning of Serbia

Campaigners and authorities react to UEFA sanctioning of Serbia

Campaigners including the FARE network and English football have reacted with disappointment to UEFA’s sanctioning of Serbia for racism at a European Championships under- 21 qualifying match in October. Serbia were given one of the severest sanctions meted out to a national association for racism by their fans, and violence on the pitch in Krusevac…

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Incidents reported to FARE during November 2012

Incidents reported to FARE during November 2012

The following list of incidents of racism, xenophobia, extreme nationalism or homophobia have been reported to FARE during the past month. All reports have been brought to our attention through eye- witness or media accounts. FARE has third party reporting status with UEFA and FIFA on international matches, at a national level we can support…

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