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Posted: 17 Mar 2017 @ 00:03
WCC concern at ‘regressive’ Israeli travel ban
AN ISRAELI entry ban on any foreign activist who has “knowingly issued a public call to boycott the State of Israel or pledged to take part in such a boycott”, approved on Monday of last week, is a cause for “grave concern”, the World Council of Churches (WCC) has said. It is reported that the ban will apply to those who boycott Israeli settlements. The WCC’s general secretary, Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, described the ...
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