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After being accused of “hatred”… Youcef Atal appeals his prison sentence in France

January 28, 2024

The lawyers of French club Nice Algerian football player Youcef Atal have announced appealing the suspended prison sentence issued against him, due to his support for the Palestinian cause. Atal was sentenced to an 8-month suspended sentence and a fine of 45,000 euros, on charges of incitement to hatred based on religion. The player’s lawyer, […]

Including Jewish intellectuals
Germany: Artists reject the link between “anti-Semitism” and government funding

January 24, 2024

Thousands of intellectuals, including Jewish thinkers, in Berlin rejected a new clause introduced by the German capital’s state government, requiring a commitment against “anti-Semitism” in order to obtain funding for cultural projects. They considered, in a petition they signed, that this clause aims to suppress defenders of Palestinian rights with the aim of silencing criticism […]

He said: I will stand with the truth, even if I stood alone
German club Mainz terminates the contract with its Moroccan player Anwar El Ghazi over his support of Palestine

November 27, 2023

German football club Mainz decided to terminate its contract with its Dutch player of Moroccan origin, Anwar El Ghazi, after he expressed his solidarity with the Palestinian people as a result of the ongoing Israeli bombing of the Gaza Strip, which has left thousands dead to date, after a bloody attack by Hamas on Israel […]

Scholz calls for protecting Jews and warns against burning Israeli flags in Germany

November 23, 2023

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz urged all people in his country to protect Jews in light of the recent incidents that Germany classifies as anti-Semitic incidents, while the European Commission said that anti-Semitic incidents in Europe have reached unprecedented rates. In an interview with the German newspaper “Mannheimer Morgen” published on Monday, November 6, Scholz said: […]

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