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Israel MPs back first stage of contentious libel bill

Truth does not matter for “Israel”. Buttons Do. To mute. Maan News Agency | Maan News Agency Nov 22, 2011 JERUSALEM (AFP) — Israeli MPs have backed the first stage of a controversial bill which would significantly increase the compensation for libel claims, in a move critics say will seriously harm freedom of the press. […]

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Did Sarah Palin borrow the term ‘blood libel’ from Israeli discourse?

Saturday, January 15 2011|Roi Maor Did Sarah Palin borrow the term ‘blood libel’ from Israeli discourse? Sarah Palin, an American conservative celebrity, has used the term ‘blood libel’ to tar critics of her incendiary rhetoric, following a deadly shooting in the US. Did she borrow the phrase from Israeli discourse? Here, it stands for the […]

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