Jibril Rajoub Ends Up Shaking the Hands of the Head of the Israeli FA - Ofer Eini
|Palestinian football head Jibril showing Israel a red card - but then changing the colour!|
We’ve seen this movie before. Many times before. Abbas’s PA climbed down on the Goldstone Report and withdrew its motion from the UN. The PA climbed down on taking Israel to the International Criminal Court. And, surprise, surprise, the PA’s stooge puppet Jibril Rajoub has climbed down on a proposed suspension of Israel from FIFA.
|Demonstration in Geneva Outside FIFA|
In 2014 Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas told Israeli journalists and businessmen that the Palestinian Authorities cooperation with the Israeli occupation forces and police is sacred, also for a unity-government of Fatah and Hamas. Fatah and the Palestinian Authority have, for years, used security cooperation to crack down on the Palestinian opposition. [Abbas: Security Cooperation with Israeli Army and Police is Sacred]
|Palestinian showing the way ahead|
Whilst the defence of Palestinians is anything but sacred, co-operation with the IOF is sacred. When I proposed a motion to Palestine Solidarity Conference two years ago calling the PA a Quisling authority, the former General Secretary Betty Hunter took exception to the use of the word ‘quisling’. It’s difficult to know what other term is appropriate but I’m open to suggestions!
|Jibril shaking the hand of former Histadrut head Ofer Eini|