Sunday, 19 December 2010

Document: #cablegate: Arab countries banned Steven Speilberg in 2007

Leaked from the Damascus Embassy.
Arab League Boycott group was held April 
2007 in Damascus. 
Present were:
Diplomats/representatives of:  
Algeria, Iraq, Lebanon, Kuwait, Libya, 
Morocco, the Palestinian Authority, 
Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, 
the United Arab Emirates and 
Yemen, according to Muhammed al Ajami, 
The Arab League main body and the 
Organization of Islamic Conference. 
Steven Speilberg films and products were 
boycotted on grounds that Speilberg 
made a $1 million donation to Israel 
during the Lebanon conflict. 

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