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  • British football fan detained in UAE lodges human rights complaint

    Ali Issa Ahmad brings case to UN alleging he was tortured after wearing Qatar T-shirt to match A British football fan who says he was detained and tortured while on holiday in the United Arab Emirates because he wore a football T-shirt supporting Qatar, has lodged a landmark legal complaint with the UN about his treatment. In the 27-page complaint Ali Issa Ahmad, 26, from Wolverhampton, documents his alleged torture at the hands of the UAE authorities in January and February of this year while...

    the Guardian
  • Algeria fans celebrate football victory in the streets of London

    Hundreds gather in Trafalgar Square and around the city after team win Africa Cup of Nations Hundreds of Algeria fans took to the streets of London to celebrate the national football team’s first Africa Cup of Nations title in 29 years. Footage posted on social media showed huge crowds gathering in Trafalgar Square to light flares after the side’s 1-0 win over Senegal on Friday night. Continue reading

    the Guardian
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  • Neymar stays in Brazil to take part in beach football tournament

    He was branded 'deplorable' by his club this week and is at war with PSG as he angles for a move back to Barcelona this summer, but the situation does not appear to be fazing Neymar.

    Mail Online