[Marxism] Taking a stand for Palestine, Celtic fans prove sport and politics do mix

Juan Fajardo fajardos at ix.netcom.com
Thu Aug 18 20:09:19 MDT 2016


Not just a UEFA ban, but threats of arrest from the police, and outright 
street thuggery:

"Rangers fans attack Celtic fans with Palestine flags Celtic vs Hapoel 
Beer Sheva"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGgjexqKW-8

- Juan F


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> During Glasgow-based football club Celtic FC's August 17 European Champions
> League qualifying fixture in Glasgow against Israeli club, Hapoel Beer
> Sheva of Israel, Celtic supporters defied an explicit UEFA ban to fly
> Palestinian flags in solidarity with Palestine's struggle for freedom.
>
> https://www.greenleft.org.au/node/62466
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