Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Glitterati at Leviev’s New York Gala Stunned by Palestinian Rights Protest

Leviev’s diamonds fund repression in Angola, and violations of international law in Palestine.

"Over 100 well-dressed, well-heeled New Yorkers attending the invitation-only opening of diamond mogul Lev Leviev’s Madison Avenue jewelry store this evening appeared stunned and aghast to find their evening derailed by a noisy protest against Leviev’s construction of illegal West Bank settlements. Gala attendees set down their champagne glasses and gathered by windows to view the signs and Palestinian flags, and hear protesters’ chants......"

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