Danish activists demand UEFA move 2013 under-21 tournament out of Israel
Boykot Israel Denmark held a demonstration in Copenhagen on Friday to mark the launch of the Red Card Israeli Apartheid campaign, the day before the final of the 2011 competition was held in the country.
Palestinian sporting figures are calling on UEFA to move the 2013 under-21 tournament out of Israel. In a letter to UEFA President Michel Platini, football clubs, managers, players and other Palestinian sporting figures based in Gaza urge UEFA not to “reward Israel for its violent repression of Palestinian rights”.
Boykot Israel Denmark ctivists distributed leaflets and spoke to thousands of tourists and visiting football fans in Copenhagen's main square. The group has also written to UEFA president Michel Platini.