(March 24, 2src23 / JNS)
The Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law published a letter urging the U.S. rugby team—the San Clemente Rhinos—to pull out of the Mzansi Challenge competition in South Africa scheduled on March 26. This follows a request several days ago by UK Lawyers for Israel for the International Olympic Committee to intervene to ensure that an Israeli team be allowed to participate.
“Your obligation to lead on this issue is particularly pressing because there is an unacceptable appearance that the San Clemente Rhinos are benefiting from discrimination against the Heat,” the letter states, referring to the Tel Aviv Heat rugby team.
The letter was signed by the Brandeis Center, American Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists, American Jewish Committee, Anti-Defamation League, Christian
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