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Jan
31

Lorde: Israeli fans sue activists over tour cancellation

Two New Zealand women face claim for ‘emotional injury’ over singer’s scrapped Tel Aviv show

Three teenage Israeli fans of the popstar Lorde have filed a lawsuit claiming thousands of pounds in “emotional injury” damages against two New-Zealand-based activists for allegedly convincing her to cancel a performance in Tel Aviv.

The case, filed by an Israeli legal rights group, appears to be the first use of a controversial law passed in 2011 that allows civil suits to be opened against those calling for a boycott against Israel.

Israel the only “democracy” in the Middle East where New Zealanders get sued for exercising their freedom of speech…..in New Zealand

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