England cricket team all-rounder Moeen Ali has been disciplined for wearing wristbands that read “Save Gaza” and “Free Palestine”, while batting during England’s first innings on during the third test between England and India.
Moeen Ali, a look alike of South African Cricket team skipper Hashem Amla both sporting long beards, is a practising Muslim of Pakistani descent. He has also been helping raise funds for Gaza relief efforts in his home city of Birmingham in central England.
Meanwhile Malaysian cyclist Azizulhasni Awang at the Commonwealth Games was warned for wearing gloves bearing the message “Save Gaza”. Mr Awang insisted his message was “humanitarian” rather than politically charged,