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Haaretzism strikes again: lying Haaretz had to apologize and delete falsely defaming Ven Gvir, fearing law suit

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Submitted by Miri (United States), Aug 24, 2022 at 19:11

Ben Gvir was defamed and threatened with a lawsuit - 'Haaretz' deleted and apologized

News 0404, 08/24/2022

Haaretz newspaper published an article today (Wednesday) about punctured tires and vandalism of Arab property.. However, the photo attached to the article was of MK Itamar Ben Gabir, even though he has nothing to do with the incident.

Following this, the chairman of Otzma Y., MK Itamar Ben Gabir, sent a warning letter before a lawsuit to the newspaper "Haaretz", in which he demanded an apology and compensation in the amount of a quarter of a million shekels, for defamation and slander.

Following this, Haaretz newspaper hastened to delete the tweet, along with an apology that they were "sorry for the mistake".

The warning letter sent by Ben Gabir through his attorney Hanamel Dorfman reads: "The words you published humiliated and embarrassed my client, harmed his good name and defamed him without any reason, and all this with the intention of making him a target of hatred, ridicule and contempt in the eyes of many, and with the aim of damaging his public image and his election campaign."

According to Attorney Dorfman, "There is no doubt that the publications were made maliciously, with the intention of causing damage to my client which was indeed caused, including great damage, damage to my client's ability to participate in the Knesset, and deep emotional distress."

Attorney Dorfman stated his demands, some of which have already been met: "A. Delete the tweet by today at 17:00. B. Publish within three days an apology and clarification in the wording and in a manner that will be coordinated with my client. third. to compensate my client with financial compensation in the amount of NIS 250,000 (two hundred and fifty thousand shekels)".

The chairman of Otzma Y., MK Itamar Ben Gvir, said in response: "The newspaper of hate and lies, Haaretz, continues to consistently defame me. Today it reached a new low when in an article about punctured tires it included my picture, and therefore I sent them a letter warning them to sue." Whoever defames - will pay!".
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