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SWC World News Round-Up - August 2005

SWC World News Round-Up August 2005

Wiesenthal Center officials met with leaders of the Disciples of Christ Church during their Assembly in Oregon in an attempt to quell a resolution calling on Israel to dismantle its security fence. 
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On the eve of the 11th anniversary of the bombing of the Buenos Aires Jewish Community Center, Argentine Senator and wife of President Nestor Kirchner, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, toured the Center’s Museum of Tolerance.
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A protest has been sent to French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin over the broadcasts by France Telecom's affiliate, Globecast, of Al-Manar Hizbollah terrorist television into Latin America and Asia.
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Governments throughout the world were called on to enact legislation that would charge hate preachers who help program suicide bombers with crimes.
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The characterization of Israeli soldiers as "concentration camp guards" and the Gaza Strip as "an immense concentration camp" by UN Rapporteur Jean Ziegler has finally been denounced.
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The Honorable Benjamin Netanyahu is the featured keynote speaker at the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s September 22, 2005 Eastern Office Annual Dinner honoring Rupert Murdoch in New York.
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