Monatsarchive: März 2016

Football Is a Political Weapon in Turkey

Von Patrick Keddie Turkish football has always been political. When Fuat Hüsnü Kayacan formed the first Turkish-Muslim team – the Black Stockings – in 1903 he was charged in a military court with „setting up goal posts, wearing the same … Weiterlesen

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Egypt’s Ultras: The movements and the state

Von Ziad Akl Over the course of the past five years, Ultras movements have been a constant source of disturbance for the Egyptian state Despite the change in political leadership in Egypt from 2011 until now, none of the different … Weiterlesen

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The Egyptian Ultras as Revolutionary Players

Von Caabu Unhappy anniversaries On 25 January, Egypt marked the fifth anniversary of the 2011 revolution that toppled long-time ruler Hosni Mubarak. For the first time since 2010, the day passed rather inconspicuously. Several small demonstrations numbering in the hundreds … Weiterlesen

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Beitar Jerusalem – The History Behind the Chechen Affair

Von Uri Levy and Yossi Medina The 2012/13 season in the Ligat Ha’Al, the Israeli Premier League, had started quite badly for Beitar Jerusalem. Three losses and two ties in the first five games were enough for fans and media … Weiterlesen

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