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A Jewish family living in Canada is seeking compensation for property confiscated by Egypt during the regime of Gamal Abdel Nasser in the 1950s and 1960s. The lawsuit was brought before the U.S. Court of Appeals in New York against the Coca-Cola Company and one of its affiliates for acquiring the family’s property, including land and factories, despite knowing it had been confiscated. The American Section of the International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists filed a friend-of-the-court brief to support the family’s claim.

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