Ultras Leverkusen nehmen zu Sponsorenaktion Stellung

Nachdem Kreativ für 1904 e.V. die für Samstag geplante Großchoreografie wegen eine geplanten Sponsoren-Fahnenaktion abgesagt hat (Faszination Fankurve berichtete), melden sich nun die Ultras Leverkusen zum Thema zu Wort. Quelle: Ultras Leverkusen nehmen zu Sponsorenaktion Stellung

Leaked interior ministry memos highlight differences within Egypt’s regime

By James M. Dorsey Leaked memos from Egypt’s interior ministry discussing ways to counter mounting public anger at the government of general-turned-president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi raise the spectre of a split between the military and security forces over how to deal with expressions of public discontent and potentially about the future of Mr. Al … [Read more…]

Turkish stadiums: A contested political battleground

By James M. Dorsey Last month’s opening of storied Istanbul soccer club Besiktas JK’s renovated Vodafone Arena stadium was laden with political symbols ranging from clashes between police and militant fans, to fans being banned from attending the opening, to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan using the event to his political advantage. —————————————————————————————– JUST PUBLISHED: … [Read more…]