Israeli NGO seeks gag order on sexual abuse claims older than 14 years

An NGO is pushing back against the #MeToo movement, which began with women speaking out publicly about their experiences of sexual assault and harassment, and seems to have spurred a trend of public ousting of harassers.

In response, this Israeli NGO is seeking a gag order on claims regarding incidents which took place 14 years or more in the past.

On Sunday, the Movement for Diverse Equality appealed to Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked to endorse its initiative for new legislation regarding sexual harassment.

Since the #MeToo movement became a widespread phenomenon, a debate has resurfaced in Israel about extending the statute of limitations for criminally investigating sexual harassers.  (Source)

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