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September 27, 2012 1:39 pm

FC Barcelona Invite to Shalit Draws Rebuke From Anti-Israel Groups

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Jewish Chronicle – Anti-Israel activists have called on Barcelona football club to withdraw an invitation to Gilad Shalit to attend a derby game against Real Madrid.

The four-time European Cup winners offered the former prisoner of war tickets to the October 7 El Clásico match as a gesture of goodwill.

BDS Catalunya, a Barcelona-based group promoting boycotts of Israel, has created a petition to send to club president Sandro Roselli asking him to withdraw the invitation.

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  • Empress Trudy

    You mean fanatical antisemites protest Jews.