Racism persists at Betar Jerusalem game

Fans shout for new Muslim players to "go home" during game against Bnei Sakhnin at Teddy Stadium; some 75 fans removed.

By MELANIE LIDMAN
February 10, 2013 22:06
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Betar Jerusalem fans

Betar fans. (photo credit: Asaf Kliger)

 
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Despite a countrywide outcry over the racism at Betar Jerusalem soccer games, most fans defiantly shouted for the new Muslim players to go home as they streamed into Sunday night’s game against the Israeli-Arab Bnei Sakhnin team in the capital’s Teddy Stadium.

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