Former Fatah leader sues Facebook in Ireland over false Khashoggi claims

3rd February, 2019
Mohammed Dahlan

A former adviser to Yasser Arafat is suing Facebook in Ireland in relation to an alleged defamation complaint.

Mohammed Dahlan, who was once a key Fatah leader in Gaza, last week filed a plenary summons in the High Court in Dublin, as the European headquarters of the social media giant, seeking damages and the removal of postings on Facebook.

The case relates to articles published by Turkish newspaper Yeni Safak that falsely linked him with...

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