The Strategic Affairs Ministry has asked Twitter to shut down 128 fake accounts that it charged had incited against Israel.The activity was linked in particular to possible war crimes suits against Israel at the International Criminal Court and the potential pending plans to annex West Bank settlements, the ministry said. 

In addition, the ministry asked the company to remove 42 account that it accused of trolling and inciting.“Over a two-month period this past summer, we identified over 170 accounts as bots or trolls aimed at creating inflated public criticism of Israel,” Strategic Affairs Minister Orit Farkash-Hacohen said in letter.

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She wrote that the tweets were part of an “orchestrated campaign to delegitimize Israel.”During a 48-hour period, for example, some 15,000 tweets were issued under the hashtag #ICC4Israel, Farkash-Hacohen said, adding that half of those were out in a mere four hours.

“Inauthentic accounts tweeted thousands of these messages, with a third of these tweets produced by three bot networks,” she said. Read more at JPost