Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) is a Palestinian-led movement for freedom, justice and equality. BDS upholds the simple principle that Palestinians are entitled to the same rights as the rest of humanity.
Balata Youth Center, whose 16-year-old player Saeed Odeh was shot and killed by Israeli soldiers last year, and the Palestine Amputee Football Association, made up of players who lost limbs to Israeli snipers and military assaults on Gaza, urge international teams not to play in apartheid Israel.
Al Khader Sports Club, still mourning its second young player shot and killed by Israeli soldiers in less than two months, urges Uruguay not to accept apartheid Israel’s cynical invitation to host its pre-World Cup training session.
As PUMA shareholders meet, tell PUMA it needs to decide: Continue playing for Team Apartheid or join a growing number of professional athletes upholding the values of sport and refusing to sportswash Israel’s crimes against Palestinians.