Israeli Court Bans 2002 Documentary 'Jenin, Jenin'
Director Mohammed Bakri ordered to pay $55,000 to reservist appearing in the film, which suggests Israeli soldiers committed war crimes in Jenin during Operation Defensive Shield
An Israeli court ruled on Monday that screening or distributing Mohammed Bakri's controversial documentary "Jenin, Jenin" should be banned and that all copies of it should be seized.
Lod District Court Judge Halit Silash also ruled that actor and director Bakri must pay 175,000 shekels ($55,000) to a reservist who appears in the film as a participant in the battle in the Jenin refugee camp in 2002.
The film suggests Israeli soldiers committed war crimes in Jenin during Operation Defensive Shield.
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