TITLE

Is Stephen Hawking right to boycott Israel?

PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Daily Mail;5/16/2013, p57
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
IF PROFESSOR Stephen Hawking is boycotting Shimon Peres's Jerusalem Presidential Conference 'in solidarity with the Palestinians' (Mail), perhaps he can explain why Munib al-Masri, a leading member of the Palestinian Legislative Council, is attending.
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87595894

 

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