A series of events on the theme of diversity in football will take place next Tuesday (8 October) and Wednesday (9 October) at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, featuring high level speakers from European politics, football governing bodies and sports NGOs.
The Fare Network notes the action taken by FIFA in response to racism at the FIFA World Cup qualifier between Ukraine and San Marino on September 6, at the Lviv Arena. There has been widespread media speculation at the nature of the reports made by Fare observers at this match. There has also been speculation…
The anti-homophobia campaign and football team, Paris Foot Gay (PFG) organised an international gathering earlier this month, for supporter groups to discuss the presence of homophobia in football stadiums.
A number of iconic former football players will join together this weekend, during the final stages of the 2013 international football tournament the ‘Children’s Champions Cup’’ to send out a positive message against racism.
Over 50 specialists from the Fare network will meet in Berlin this weekend to take part in a mini- conference on issues of racism, discrimination and the far-right presence inside European stadiums.
The following list of incidents of racism, xenophobia, extreme nationalism or homophobia has been reported to Fare during August 2013. This list is only likely to reflect a proportion of the incidents that occurred. All reports have been brought to Fare’s attention through eye- witness or media accounts. FARE has third party reporting status with…
The English FA are discouraging the use of the word ‘yid’ which derives from the Yiddish word for Jew, but which has been used in a derogatory and offensive way by anti-Semites.
The Queer Football Fan Clubs (QFF) has announced the extension of its network to non-fan organisations.
The Fare network has been surprised and alarmed by a number of attacks on the Never Again Association, the Fare lead partner in Poland and Eastern Europe.
Both Arab and Jewish fans of Israeli teams, Hapoel Tel Aviv and Bnei Sakhnin came together before the opening match of the 2013/2014 Ligat Ha’Al season in a united stand against racism.
Mahatma Gandhi Human Rights Organisation will mark the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, and the establishment of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) with a series of activities this weekend (6th-8th September).
One of the biggest clubs in Denmark has been the subject of criticism from supporters after they pulled tickets from purchasers with ‘foreign-sounding’ names.