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World Expo Site Removes ‘Capitals’ from Site to Duck BDS Rage

The 2015 World Expo has removed Jerusalem as Israel’s capital from its website — and every other national capital as well — following the release of an angry statement condemning Israel and claiming “land grabs and water theft” by the BDS (boycott, divestment and sanctions) Italy movement.

The Expo body managing the event, scheduled to take place next year in Milan, apparently removed the field “capital” from all country profiles for world fair participants as a means of avoiding clashes with the BDS movement.

BDS claimed this week in a false, hysterical email campaign sent to its international list of thousands that “Israel, under the pretense of a manhunt for the three missing settlers, has killed 6 Palestinians, wounded dozens, arrested over 400 without charge, closed entire cities and areas, raided thousands ofhomes and organizations and bombed Gaza in an act of collective punishment.”

About the Author: Hana Levi Julian is a Middle East news analyst with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University. A past columnist with The Jewish Press and senior editor at Arutz 7, Ms. Julian has written for Babble.com, Chabad.org and other media outlets, in addition to her years working in broadcast journalism.


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22 Responses to “World Expo Site Removes ‘Capitals’ from Site to Duck BDS Rage”

  1. Mordechai Motti Luzia via Facebook says:

    Chicken

  2. Elaine Racussen via Facebook says:

    Shame

  3. … I think it’s simply an excuse, the the UN / EU or whatever entity attempting to control the world can then say there is no national sovereignty as there are no national capitals … not too far of a stretch …

  4. … I think it’s simply an excuse, the the UN / EU or whatever entity attempting to control the world can then say there is no national sovereignty as there are no national capitals … not too far of a stretch …

  5. … I think it’s simply an excuse, the the UN / EU or whatever entity attempting to control the world can then say there is no national sovereignty as there are no national capitals … not too far of a stretch …

  6. … I think it’s simply an excuse, the the UN / EU or whatever entity attempting to control the world can then say there is no national sovereignty as there are no national capitals … not too far of a stretch …

  7. Mandy Jacobs says:

    On Sky weather forecast and many other
    Weather forecasts on TV they have left out Jerusalem
    As the capital of ISRAEL they Have Put TEL AVIV
    Well SKY News and The weather forecast is Sponserd
    By QATAR what do you exspect .

  8. Stu Katz says:

    You cannot cure stupid, or cowardice.

  9. Seriously. Cowards.

  10. An interesting way of avoiding the problem. Would have been better if hey had said “screw you BDS We’ll print what we want.”

  11. bds needs to be severely censored

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