Pro-Israel legal group touts court’s nixing of Spanish city council’s Israel boycott

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The New York-based Lawfare Project think tank touted its successful legal action to reverse a Spanish city council’s decision to boycott Israel.

A Barcelona court in late November ruled to annul the Barcelona-area Sant Adrià de Besòs City Council’s move to boycott Israel. The Lawfare Project, which calls itself “the legal arm of the pro-Israel community,” said this week that the ruling “is particularly important in its broad applicability and capacity to deter future boycott decisions in Barcelona and other capital cities, which the BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) campaign in Spain has been actively pursuing.”

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