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Boycott Call Creates Fracas at Davos Forum

A magazine article calling on nations to boycott Israel because of its treatment of Palestinians has provoked a tempest at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting here, prompting the organizers to pull the magazines from the forum’s shelves here and issue an apology. The article, which appeared in Global Agenda, a magazine published by the forum and distributed to participants, carried the headline “Boycott Israel.” The author, Mazin Qumsiyeh, equated Israel’s policies toward Palestinians with apartheid and said that countries should withdraw their investments and boycott Israel. Full Story

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