Left-wing groups want to sue Lieberman for libel

19.07.2011                      17.Tammus, 5771                     Fasttag im Tammus

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Left-wing groups want to sue Lieberman for libel

Lawyer on behalf of Yesh Din, Breaking the Silence, and Adallah challenges foreign minister to drop immunity within 48 hours.

Leftist groups that Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman accused of aiding terrorism wrote him on Monday asking him to withdraw his parliamentary immunity so they could sue him for libel.
Speaking to reporters outside Sunday’s cabinet meeting, Lieberman complained about Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s opposition to forming a parliamentary commission on inquiry to probe leftist non-governmental organizations. He listed several organizations that he accused of terrorism, spying for Israel’s enemies, and preventing the IDF from defending the state….