Knights challenging football’s new rules of identity


The governing body of football in Australia will have to explain a new policy on club identity and ethnic symbols to the Human Rights Commission, after the Melbourne Knights Football Club filed a complaint under the Racial Discrimination Act. The Knights – traditionally backed by Melbourne’s Croatian community – weren’t allowed to display the logo of one of their sponsors, a Croatian community organisation.

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Thursday, August 28 2014
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Featured in storyPave Jusup, vice-president of Melbourne Knights Football Club.Ian Syson, sports historian, Victoria University.Simon Rice OAM, Professor of Law at the Australia National University.

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