Israeli professor faces criminal charges over Facebook status

28.10.2011                      30.Tischrei. 5772                       Rosch Chodesch

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Israeli professor faces criminal charges over Facebook status

Dr. Eyal Nir, a lecturer at Ben- Gurion University in Be’er Sheva under investigation after calls on world to 'break necks of right-wing activists'.

Deputy State Prosecutor Shai Nitzan instructed the police to open a criminal investigation against Dr. Ayal Nir, a lecturer at Ben- Gurion University in Be’er Sheva, over a status on his Facebook page in which he called on the world to “break the necks of right-wing activists.”
Nir faces possible charges of incitement of violence.
The Be’er Sheva lecturer’s status was in response to the right-wing Jerusalem Day “Rikud Degalim” flag procession held this year in East Jerusalem, in which activists yelled “Death to the Arabs” as they marched through the Old City….