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‘Jerusalem is Palestine’ – Celtic FC fans

Celtic FC fans display a banner in response to Donald Trump's announcement on Jerusalem, at a match at Easter Road stadium, in Edinburgh, Scotland on December 10, 2017 [ @raphael_gellar / Twitter]
Celtic FC fans display a banner in response to Donald Trump's announcement on Jerusalem, at a match at Easter Road stadium, in Edinburgh, Scotland on December 10, 2017 [ @raphael_gellar / Twitter]

Despite the fines levied on the Scottish club last year by UEFA for political statements, Celtic FC fans are at it again.

During a match at Edinburgh’s Easter Road stadium, Celtic football clubs’ supporters showed their displeasure with Trump’s announcement recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, by raising a pair of banners before kick-off. The banners read:

Jerusalem is Palestine. F*** Trump.

Last year, the fans’ display of the Palestinian flag during a UEFA match against an Israeli team got the club fined £82,000. In response, the fans decided to raise an amount equal to the fine, not for the club, but for Palestinian refugees. So with a target of £82,000, the fans raised over £160,000 for Palestine.

Palestinian refugees at a camp in Bethlehem, in response to the solidarity shown by the Celtic fans, decided to raise money to pay the fine imposed on the club.

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Tension has risen across the Palestinian territories since US President Donald Trump’s decision to officially recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Most countries consider East Jerusalem, which Israel annexed after capturing it in a 1967 war, to be occupied territory, and say the status of the city should be left to be decided at future Israeli-Palestinian talks.

While the international community has almost unanimously disagreed with Donald Trump’s announcement, reports suggest that the announcement was done with the pre-agreement of Egypt and Saudi Arabia, with the Saudi Arabia going as far as, allegedly, stating to the Palestinian President to accept a village on the outskirts of Jerusalem as the alternative Palestinian capital.

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  • robertsgt40

    With regards to foreign policy, Trump is now officially the proverbial bull in the China closet. (No pun)

    • Zaphod Braden

      Now -I- want to see Trump’s tax returns ….. After bragging he was too rich to be bribed and funding his own campaign ….. he is “INDEBTED” to filthy Sheldon Adelson?!!!!
      I have lost all respect and have no use for Trump he is a fraud who got through life by bullying everyone …. Not only that, Mister “Art of the Deal” who claims every other treaty we have is a “rotten deal” …. What did Mr. Negotiator GET for groveling to his Owners? Will Adelson order all the Jewish politicians that have been blocking the Wall and forcing Invaders onto Us to STOP?!? Will America finally cut off the $5+BILLION WELFARE CHECKS ? Israel has been collecting WELFARE from America for SEVEN DECADES, did Drumpf stop that !?
      What “advantage” did Trump gain in the mythical “war on terror” by grovelng to Israel on Jerusalem? Trump inflamed the muslums and handed the Terrorists great propaganda material by BOWING to Israel….. in what way did this benefit AMERICA ???? Trump, you stupid P.O.S.
      I believe Trump will spin on a dime and betray every promise about Guns and immigration ……
      Trump betrayed America AND Christ in Jerusalem.

      • David James

        Z, they have TRUMP by the gonads. They can/will expose the REAL father of Ivanka’s child, and Trump’s MANY trips to Jeff Epstein’s Island (and the Videos)- UNLESS he does AS TOLD by his new Masters. He was “Owned” from Day 1.

        • David James

          HINT: Ivanka has been “Daddies Girl” from age 14 onward ! (thats how these sickos roll)

  • Svein Storetvedt

    It just made me a Celtic fan! 🙂

    • Muhammad

      Me too, they’re clearly good people.

  • David James

    The World is waking up to the Deadly Menace of Zionism.

    • Kaminoyona

      Actually the world is waking up to the intolerant hateful Muslims.

      Islam is a threat to mankind as we know it.

  • David Barrett

    COMMENTS BELOW ARE CHILDISH AND SO ARE THE CELTIC PLAYERS . IGNORANCE IS BLISS!!

    • Chung

      Comment above is from a coward who sided with the evils but wanted to stop people from challenging him hence strategic yet cowardice comment as such!

  • Kaminoyona

    Yes Jew hate is real.