Court indicts man for video threatening Deputy AG Nitzan

Ori Bar-Am was indicted with incitement to murder and racism after creating a video calling for the murder of Shai Nitzan.

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January 23, 2011 19:42
Attorney Shai Nitzan

Shai Nitzan 311. (photo credit: Courtesy)

 
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The Kfar Saba Magistrate’s Court indicted a Ra’anana resident on Sunday on charges of incitement to murder or terrorism, incitement to racism, destruction of evidence and obstruction of justice, for allegedly posting a video online calling for the murder of Deputy State Attorney Shai Nitzan earlier this month.

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Besides the threats against Nitzan, the video also included subtitles reading “Death to the leftists!” and “Death to the Arabs!”

According to the indictment, Bar-Am sent the video to 31 e-mails through the website lovesite.co.il, which allows for the anonymous posting of videos in its online forum. The posting came with the subject tag: “Please help distribute this important video.”

The indictment says Bar-Am posted the video on a number of additional sites, and later removed all traces of the video from his computer, taking steps to cover his tracks and remove evidence linking him to the online clip.

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