Football Beyond Borders

Footballer's dad asks sports world to speak out for hunger-striking son as Israel violates prisoner deal

The father of Mahmoud Sarsak, a member of the Palestinian national football team jailed without charge or trial by Israel for almost three years, has called on the sporting world to speak out for his son who remains on hunger strike. Meanwhile Israel already violating deal that ended mass hunger strike. 

Football activism group in solidarity with imprisoned Palestinian footballer and all hunger strikers

Football Beyond Borders has issued a letter of solidarity with Palestinian prisoners currently on hunger strike. They also officially announced their boycott of the UEFA 2013 Under-21 European football championships, which Israel is set to host.