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French politician files appeal for overturning libel conviction on al-Dura video

French court in 2008 overturned Karsenty’s original conviction after reviewing the full video footage, but last month France 2 successfully appealed the case.

Karsenty has now filled an appeal to France’s supreme court.




Philippe Karsenty, a French Jewish politician, has appealed to France’s supreme court to overturn his conviction of defamation for accusing a television channel of doctoring a video allegedly showing the death of a Palestinian boy.

Mohammed al-Dura cowering behind his father's back - Screenshot

Mohammed al-Dura cowering behind his father’s back – Screenshot

Karsenty, deputy mayor of Neuilly-sur-Seine near Paris, was convicted of defamation in 2006 for saying France 2 and its reporter Charles Enderlin had doctored the 2000 video showing the alleged death of Mohammed al-Dura, a 12-year-old boy.

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Dr. David: Here’s How Mohammed al-Dura Really Died

Dr. Yehuda David who won his own Supreme Court case in France, regrets not being part of the latest Al-Dura hoax slander suit, & gives Mohammed al-Dura’s real cause of death.

By Maayana Miskin


The Israeli doctor who won a libel suit victory in the Mohammed al-Dura case regrets that he was unable to help French media analyst Philippe Karsenty to do the same.

Dr. Yehuda David won his case in France’s Supreme Court in 2012 after being accused of libel for revealing that Jamal Al-Dura, Mohammed al-Dura’s father, had lied. Karsenty lost his own Supreme Court case this week, and was convicted of defamation for accusing French state television of deliberately staging the hoax. Continue Reading »