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Prince Ali Takes His Case Against FIFA To CAS

Tue 23rd Feb 2016 | FIFA

Prince Ali has stepped up his action to have transparent voting booths used in Friday’s FIFA Presidential election by taking his case to CAS.

HRH Prince Ali Al Hussein has requested urgent interim measures at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

Prince Ali, who is running for election for the FIFA Presidency role had called for transparent voting booths as well as independent scrutineers to be used in a bid to ensure a full and transparent voting process.

However, his request had been turned down by FIFA.

A statement released by CAS read: “ The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has registered an appeal and request for urgent provisional measures filed by HRH Prince Ali Al Hussein of Jordan against a decision taken by the FIFA Ad-hoc Electoral Committee dated 15 February 2016 in which it declined to incorporate the use of transparent voting booths for the upcoming FIFA Presidential Election.

“HRH Prince Ali Al Hussein seeks an order that FIFA be directed to use transparent voting booths, as well as independent scrutineers, in order to safeguard the integrity of the voting process and to ensure that the vote is conducted in secret.

“FIFA has been invited to file written observations in reply to Prince Ali’s request.

“The request for provisional measures will be decided by CAS no later than the morning of Thursday 25 February 2016. In the meantime, the CAS will not comment on this pending matter.”

REUTERS/Pierre Albouy Picture Supplied by Action Images

Posted by: Aaron Gourley 

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