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  Cheshvan 27, 5772 , 24/11/11

Livnat Defends Libel-Law Amendment, Hits Netanyahu

Culture and Sports Minister Limor Livnat said, Thursday, that there was no bigger lie than the feeling expressed by many media that the raising of the compensation level for libel now being considered by the Knesset is an attempt by the administration of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to stifle expression. In a dialog with the Yisrael Sheli movement on the occasion of its membership reaching 70,000, she admitted  Netanyahu's diplomatic steps were not in line with Likud party policy,

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