Dec 18, 2010

#BDS: Spielberg movies banned by Arab League, WikiLeaks cable reveals

The Guardian publishes details of U.S. diplomatic cable that says Arab League blacklisted Spielberg after he donated $1 million to Israel during Second Lebanon War.

American director Steven Spielberg was blacklisted by the Arab League's Central Boycott office after making a $1 million donation to Israel during the Second Lebanon War in 2006, the British daily the Guardian reported on Friday.
The Guardian report was based on a U.S. diplomatic cable released by WikiLeaks. The cable was sent in 2007 to Washington from the U.S. embassy in Damascus.
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