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Dutch soccer team heads to Abu Dhabi without Israeli player
Times of Israel ^
| January 6, 2014, 2:43 pm
| (JTA and Times of Israel staff)
Posted on 01/07/2014 5:08:11 PM PST by Olog-hai
A Dutch soccer team is facing criticism for playing in Abu Dhabi despite the emirates refusal to let in the teams Israeli defender.
Two Dutch politicians and several media criticized the team, Vitesse of Arnhem, over the weekend for agreeing to play in Abu Dhabi despite the refusal Saturday to let Dan Mori into the country for matches against two German teams.
Geert Wilders, leader of the rightist, pro-Israel Party for Freedom, on Sunday called the team cowardly on his Twitter account. Vitesse shouldnt have gone to the United Arab Emirates to protest the refusal to let Mori in. They are now accepting the emirates Jew-hate. Cowardly.
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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: abudhabi; antisemitism; arnhemvitesse; danmori; europeanunion; geertwilders; holland; israel; netherlands; soccer; uae; unitedarabemirates; vitesse; vitessearnhem
posted on 01/07/2014 5:08:11 PM PST
posted on 01/07/2014 5:10:53 PM PST
(urope. Why do they put up with this.)
To: Olog-hai; a fool in paradise; Slings and Arrows
The Lolling Scones are starting their Asia tour in Abu Dhabi any day now. Will they play there without their Jewish members?
posted on 01/07/2014 5:13:03 PM PST
by Revolting cat!
(Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
The religion of “Cut them to pieces” at it again.
posted on 01/07/2014 5:13:27 PM PST
(Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
Satan lives. And he has a billion disciples.
posted on 01/07/2014 5:55:17 PM PST
(This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
A lot of Dutch worked with the Nazis to exterminate the Jews.
posted on 01/07/2014 6:15:32 PM PST
(There are four boxes to be used in the defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury and ammo.)
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