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March 9, 2006
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Alan Dershowitz pledged to defend in court any Israeli army officers sued while traveling outside of the country. “Israeli military and political figures should have no fear of walking free and proud in any democratic nation, nor should they fear justice,” Dershowitz said Monday night in Brussels, according to the European Jewish Press.

A British coalition is pressing a soccer team to rescind its deal with Israel. British Muslim groups and pro-Palestinian activists are asking Arsenal Football Club to go back on a $600,000 deal promoting Israel tourism before it goes into effect for the 2006-2007 season, the Jerusalem Post reported.

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