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Action Alert: Israeli Cricket Team on UK Tour

July 2, 2012

Tuesday, August 1. 2006
Action Alert: Israeli Cricket Team on UK Tour

The Israeli cricket team are due to visit the UK this week. They are due to play several matches as part of the European second divison championship, including three matches in the greater Glasgow area. Don’t stand by and watch the Israelis play cricket in your backyard, whilst they continue to massacre hundreds of innocent Lebanese and Palestinians on a daily basis!

Act now to show your opposition to the matches and to get them cancelled. If they are not cancelled then we plan to protest at these matches! The world boycotted Apartheid South Africa from sporting events, and the same must be done to the apartheid state of Israel.

The first match is due to take place on Thursday 3rd August, so it is imperative you act now!!

Action Points:

Email and ring the European Cricket Council, and the Scottish Cricket Board, explaining to them your disgust at allowing the Israelis to play here at such an insensitive time. Urge them to cancel these matches, and make clear that you plan to protest should these matches not be cancelled.

Contact Details:

European Cricket Council:

European Development Officer – Philip Hudson 020 7616 8636, Philip.hudson@icc-cricket.com

Scottish Cricket Board:

CEO: Roddy Smith 07917081275, roddysmith@cricketscotland.com

Operations Director: Euan McIntyre 07810525378, euanmcintyre@cricketscotland.com
Weirs Cricket Club: (where the first match is due to take place)
Club Secretary: Gordon Bell – 0141 649 4362 / 07754 480111

Don’t stand by and watch the Israelis play cricket in this country, whilst they kill your brothers and sisters in Lebanon and Palestine!

Please remember to remain polite and courteous in any communication.

Friends of Al Aqsa is a voluntary organisation concerned with the defence of
Al Aqsa Haram Sharif and the protection of Palestinian Human Rights.
http://www.aqsa.org.uk
Contact:
P.O. Box 5127, Leicester. LE2 0WU. England.
Tel 077 11 823 524
Fax ++ 44 [116] 253 7575

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