Jerusalem Court Throws Out Im Tirtzu’s Claim Against Left-wing Activists

Judge rules Im Tirzu and fascism share some 'similarities,' strikes down libel charge.

The right-wing organization Im Tirtzu is not entitled to any money in damages from libelous remarks written by a left-wing activist on Facebook, a Jerusalem District Court judge ruled on Sunday. At the same time, Judge Refael Yacobi decided that Im Tirtzu does not have to pay legal expenses for the eight left-wing activists it sued.