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Israel could bar Corbyn over call for boycott

Mar 8, 2017 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

JEREMY CORBYN and other prominent British critics of Israel could be barred from visiting under a new law aimed at those who support boycotts against Israel and Israeli settlements.

The legislation allows the Israeli government to deny entry to foreigners who call for academic, cultural or economic boycotts against Israel or its settlements in the occupied West Bank. Mr Corbyn, the Labour leader, has said in the past that he supports "targeted boycotts aimed at undermining the existence of

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