Israeli Ministers Back Law Calling Libel Against IDF a Criminal Offense

Ministerial Committee for Legislation endorses 'Jenin Jenin' law, meant to exact a legal price for defamation of Israeli soldiers, named after the 2002 movie implicating the IDF in a massacre in the West Bank city.

Israel's Ministerial Committee for Legislation decided Monday to approve the Jenin Jenin law, which would allow a person or group to be sued for...