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Economy and Society: February 23, 2013

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A new report by the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI) concludes that people and organizations with economic means use libel (SLAPP) suits to silence criticism. Attorney Avner Pinchuk, the report’s author, claims that “the primary effect of these law suits is not legal but public: a silencing of criticism leveled against the plaintiff, and harming of those who interfere with his affairs. (ACRI)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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February 23rd, 2013 at 10:03 am

Political: March 9, 2012

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The President of Israel, Shimon Peres, said that a public debate should not take place regarding an attack in Iran, “prior to its time”.


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March 9th, 2012 at 7:57 pm

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