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Call by South African activists for Tokyo Sexwale to resign from FIFA

We, South African human rights organisations, sports bodies and activists call on fellow South African, Tokyo Sexwale, to resign from the FIFA Israel Palestine Monitoring Committee. This decision comes after serious deliberation within the activist community and after several failed attempts to meet with Sexwale. FIFA has delayed in taking action against the Israel Football Association and its violation of FIFA statues. Instead of acting, FIFA has continuously delayed and Sexwale is part of this delaying process. Sexwale and the FIFA Israel Palestine Monitoring Committee was meant to deliver justice, instead, it is delaying justice. FIFA, in the interests of Israel's illegal [...]