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NYT cites PMW sports report in article about the Palestinian bid to kick Israel out of FIFA
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PMW sports report cited in article
about the Palestinian bid to kick Israel out of FIFA


Headline: Arrests Overshadow Palestinians’ Bid to Oust Israel From FIFA

by Sam Borden and Jodi Rudoren

The FIFA congress has for the past few weeks been a focal point for the Israeli-Palestinian struggle, with top politicians, columnists and sportscasters weighing in...

Palestinian Media Watch, an advocacy group that monitors Arabic news and social media, issued a special report that quoted Mr. Rajoub [the Palestinian football association’s president] condemning the coexistence of sports programs with Israelis as “a crime against humanity” on his Facebook page.

The report documented examples of sporting events honoring Palestinians who had killed Israelis in terrorist attacks, and of Mr. Abbas praising one of the men involved in the massacre of 11 Israeli athletes at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich.

[http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/29/world/middleeast/arrests-overshadow-palestinians-bid-to-oust-israel-from-fifa.html?_r=1]