French court acquits Israeli doctor in al-Dura libel case

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February 15, 2012 19:07

 
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A French appeals court on Wednesday acquitted Israeli Dr. Yehuda David of libeling the father of Muhammad al- Dura, a symbol of the second intifada, killed in Gaza in 2000.

The court accepted David's appeal of an April 2011 ruling, clearing him of guilt in a lawsuit filed by Jamal al-Dura claiming he had broken doctor-patient confidentiality and slandered him in a magazine interview by claiming his injuries were not sustained in the incident in which his son died, but rather in an earlier incident.

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