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Man charged with harassment for threat to sexually assault Sara Netanyahu

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A man was indicted on Sunday for harassment over a tweet in which he graphically threatened to sexually assault Sara Netanyahu, the wife of the former prime minister.

Boaz Drori, a 55-year-old resident of the central city of Givatayim, was charged at the Tel Aviv Magistrate’s Court over the tweet he posted in 2019.

In the tweet, Drori, who had around 1,000 followers on Twitter, described a sexual act that he would perform because he was “so patriotic,” effectively threatening to rape the then-prime minister’s wife for the sake of the nation.

“In the act described, the defendant sexually harassed Sara Netanyahu by addressing her with contempt, and with degrading treatment of her gender and sexuality,” the indictment read.

The tweet received 22 likes, 23 comments and eight retweets.

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