Mainz 'fail to understand and are surprised' by Anwar El Ghazi over statement in which he said he had 'no remorse or regret' over pro-Palestine post... as they insist he hasn't returned to training and will 'evaluate the situation'

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Mainz person expressed their astonishment aft Anwar El Ghazi took to societal media to explain his stance connected nan conflict betwixt Israel and Palestine.  

The erstwhile Aston Villa and PSV prima was recently suspended from training and matchdays astatine nan German club aft he made a pro-Palestine station connected societal media - which he swiftly deleted. 

There had been speculation that nan subordinate was group for a termination of his contract, but was group for a return to nan nine who said they 'had engaged successful an in-depth conversation' pinch nan subordinate and distanced themselves from his original statement. 

El Ghazi took to societal media again connected Wednesday to explain his position, insisting he had 'no regret aliases remorse' complete his original station and that he was 'against nan sidesplitting of each civilians'. 

Mainz person reacted to his latest connection successful which they said they will 'examine nan facts from a ineligible standpoint and past measure nan situation'. 

Anwar El Ghazi has reiterated his stance connected nan on-going conflict successful nan Middle East 

He said he had 'no regret aliases remorse' complete his original station and was against nan sidesplitting of each guiltless civilians  

Mainz were amazed by his connection and said they will 'evaluate nan situation' complete El Ghazi

They wrote: 'Mainz 05 neglect to understand and are amazed by Anwar El Ghazi's connection connected his social-media channels relating to nan club.

'The nine will analyse nan facts from a ineligible standpoint and past measure nan situation'.

They besides insisted that he has not yet returned for training, and that nan subordinate took sick time off connected Monday.  

El Ghazi had took to societal media to reaffirm his position and declare nan original connection connected October 27 was his 'only and final' connection to some his nine and nan public.

He added that immoderate different statements aliases comments issued successful his sanction aliases attributed to him 'are not factually correct,' earlier outlining his position.   

'My position remains nan aforesaid is was erstwhile this started: 

  • I americium against warfare and violence
  • I americium against nan sidesplitting of each guiltless civilians
  • I americium against each forms of discrimination
  • l americium against Islamophobia
  • I americium against anti-Semitism
  • I americium against genocide
  • I americium against apartheid
  • I americium against occupation
  • I americium against oppression'

'I do not regret aliases person immoderate remorse for my position. I do not region myself from what I said and I stand, coming and ever until my past breath, for humanity and nan oppressed.

El Ghazi claimed that nan conflict has resulted successful 3,500 kid deaths successful Gaza complete nan past 3 weeks

'I do not beryllium typical work to immoderate state. I do not judge immoderate group aliases states are beyond mobility and accountability nor are they supra International law.

'I person nary prime but to guidelines patient for justness and carnivore witnesser to nan truth and would do truthful moreover if was against me, my parents, my relatives and kinsmen.'

The 28-year-old added that he believes location cannot beryllium immoderate 'justification' for nan reported 3,500 kid deaths that has arisen arsenic a consequence of nan conflict successful nan past 3 weeks, citing Save The Children statistic that declare 1 kid is being killed 'every 10 minutes successful Gaza'. 

'That's 9 children killed by nan clip I complete 1 shot match. That number is rising by nan day.

'I, and we arsenic a world, cannot conscionably stay silent.

'We must telephone for an extremity to nan sidesplitting successful Gaza now!'

El Ghazi reportedly returned to his location state The Netherlands aft his first connection was greeted pinch a ban.

Mainz's connection successful consequence to his original connection elaborate really nan nine believes it has a 'special work to nan authorities of Israel and nan Jewish people', successful portion successful a motion to their club's heritage. 

The subordinate had his suspension lifted by Mainz aft sharing a seemingly pro-Palestine station 2 weeks ago

The subordinate shared nan station but was speedy to delete it aft chat pinch Bundesliga club

One of Mainz's founding members Eugen Salomon was Jewish, and stripped of his domiciled successful nan nine successful 1933 arsenic nan Nazi authorities began nan Aryanisation of nan sporting industry. 

Salomon was later murdered successful nan Holocaust, and the club's stadium is named successful his memory. 

'The club's committee made it clear to Anwar El Ghazi that labor of nan nine are bound to a codification of values,' a conception of nan club's connection read. 

'Implicit successful this codification of values is simply a typical work to nan authorities of Israel and nan Jewish people, not only owed to past events successful German history, but besides stemming from nan shared history pinch 1 of FSV's founding members and personnel of nan Jewish community, Eugen Salomon.' 

Breaking his soundlessness past week, El Ghazi apologised for his earlier statements being 'misunderstood' arsenic he sought to stock a connection condemning nan sidesplitting of civilians 

El Ghazi wrote: 'I condemn nan sidesplitting of each guiltless civilians successful Palestine and Israel.

'My sympathies are pinch nan guiltless victims of this conflict irrespective of their nationality. I americium committed to a serene and integrated Middle East region.

The subordinate antecedently featured for PSV Eindhoven, joining Mainz arsenic a free supplier this summer

'To nan grade my erstwhile statements connected societal media person been misunderstood, I would for illustration to make clear that I guidelines for bid and humanity for all.'

In nan aftermath of El Ghazi's suspension, nine representatives met pinch General Consul of Israel for South Germany Talya Lador-Fresher.

El Ghazi is 1 of only a fistful of shot players that has surgery their soundlessness amidst roiling conflict betwixt Israel and Hamas successful nan region. 

In Germany, Bayern Munich opted not to punishment Noussair Mazraoui aft nan right-back shared pro-Palestine posts connected societal media. 


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