(photo:Â Groups around the world are gearing up for the second day of action protesting Puma’s support for Israel’s illegal settlements on stolen Palestinian land. Join them on October 26!)
Across the world, fans of fair play and sports for everyone are joining theÂ callÂ from Palestinian teams and athletes to boycott sportswear manufacturer Puma until it ends support for Israelâs illegal military occupation and denial of Palestinian human rights.
Puma is the main sponsor of the Israel Football Association (IFA), which proudly includes and advocates on behalf of teams inÂ Israeli settlements pushing Palestinian families off their land.Â Israeli settlements are illegal andÂ constitute a war crime under international law.
Last June, groups in more than 20 countries joined the firstÂ Global #BoycottPuma Day of Action, with protests at Puma shops and offices and at Puma-sponsored teams. On social media, #BoycottPuma was THE most tweeted Puma-related hashtag that day.
Weâre back for round two.
Join the Second Global #BoycottPuma Day of Action, October 26, 2019.
RegisterÂ your groupâs interest now to receive updates and material.
Puma is feeling the pressure. To sideline criticism, Puma is resorting to ridiculous claims, including a âdevotion to universal equality.â
A âdevotion to universal equalityâ must mean not sporting with apartheid! It requires Puma to end its:
This yearâs Palestine Football Cup has beenÂ postponedÂ indefinitely because Israel has denied permits for virtually all players from the winning team of the Gaza League to travel to the occupied West Bank for the finals. Just last week, Israeli forcesÂ raidedÂ a family football tournament in occupied East Jerusalem, preventing it from going ahead.
Pumaâs iconic leaping cat is profiting from Israelâs ever-expanding illegal settlement enterprise and its denial of basic Palestinian human rights.
Join us as we step up pressure on Puma to live up to its claim of promoting social justice.
RegisterÂ your groupâs interest for the Second Global #BoycottPuma Day of Action, October 26, 2019
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