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Spanish city cancels Israeli women waterpolo match

November 6, 2018 at 11:31 pm

Water polo match [Flying Cloud/Flickr]

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions activists (BDS) succeeded on Monday in persuading the Catalonian city of Molins de Rei not to host a scheduled women’s waterpolo match between Spain and Israel.

The match was scheduled to take place on Tuesday afternoon as part of a European championship that serves as a preliminary to the world water-polo league tournament.

The president of the Israeli Waterpolo Association, Revital Cohen Gluska said she was informed of the decision on Monday morning.

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