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Israel probes poster of Netanyahu and noose

JERUSALEM: Israeli police opened an investigation on Tuesday after a poster showing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with a hangman's noose was displayed at an art school in Jerusalem. The poster, designed to look like the iconic "Hope" picture of US President Barack Obama but instead reading "Rope", drew sharp condemnation from Culture Minister Miri Regev and led to debate over freedom of expression. Copies of the poster, which showed a noose dangling in front of Netanyahu's face, hung briefly in a stairwell at the…