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Israel health minister bans AIDS campaign promoting condoms

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7223.1455b (Published 04 December 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:1455
  1. Judy Siegel-Itzkovich
  1. Jerusalem

    Israel's health minister, ultra-Orthodox rabbi Shlomo Benizri, has decided that the streets of Jerusalem—and elsewhere in Israel—would be “desecrated” by the sight of rolled up condoms on publicity posters for World AIDS Day So he has ordered officials to destroy posters and pamphlets with the “embarrassing” objects and replace …

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