AlterNet: Lawsuit ‘signals Israel’s War on Free Speech’

The New York City-based progressive news site Alternet has published an article by writer Rob Bryan entitled, “Lawsuit by notoriously brutal Israeli ex-commander against journalist David Sheen signals Israel’s war on free speech”.

Drawing parallels to other recent legal cases – from Harvey Weinstein to Hulk Hogan – the piece concludes with an astute observation about SLAPP suits generally, and the one targeting Sheen specifically:

When the truth comes out on platform after platform, both large and small, lawsuits can’t do much to stop it. You can’t sue everyone, even if you’re Israel Ziv… it’s only natural for him to treat David Sheen as an existential threat.

Click here to read the full article.

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