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Israeli champion of Palestinian and women's rights dies

By Reuters | Fri, 24 Jan 2014 09:57 AM
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JERUSALEM, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Shulamit Aloni, a fiery former left-wing Israeli leader and cabinet minister who championed Palestinian and women's rights, died on Friday, family and colleagues said. She was 85.

Aloni founded a civil libertarian faction in the 1970's after quitting then Prime Minister Golda Meir's Labour party in a dispute over religious influence in government. Her movement evolved into a ...

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