The silence of the pro sports world in the face of Israel's genocide in Gaza continues to disappoint. US sports organizations are among the worst offenders—with many leagues implementing flag bans and suffocating dissent under a culture of silence. Beyond US borders, it's Muslim and Arab athletes who are setting the standard for solidarity. Take French soccer player Karim Benzema, who has endured denunciations from French politicians and racist accusations of affiliation with the Muslim Brotherhood for his solidarity with Palestine. Sports writer Karim Zidan joins Edge of Sports for a closer look at where the lines are being drawn in the sports world, and the complicated politics that may underlie athletes' decisions to speak out or remain silent.
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