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Gaza Protestors Attack Israeli Premier League Side Maccabi Haifa In Austria

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 25 / 14

Protesters against Israel's military offensive in Gaza attacked Israeli football players "at a friendly match in Austria on Wednesday evening, stopping play five minutes before the end," according to Georgina Prodhan of REUTERS. Salzburg police said on Thursday that around 20 people with flags and p...

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