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Scarlett Johansson leaves Oxfam after Israili settlement uproar

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By Noah Browning, Reuters

JERUSALEM - Actress Scarlett Johansson has quit her role as an ambassador for Oxfam, the charity said on Thursday, after she fell out with group for endorsing an Israeli firm operating in the occupied West Bank.


The Hollywood star has become the public face for soda-maker SodaStream and is due to appear in an advert for the company that is set to air during the Super Bowl on Sunday.

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