A Somerville orthodontist and landlord with a litigious pastis suing two Tufts University student journalists over coverage of a renters’ protest outside his office, claiming a story in the college newspaper defamed him and caused him emotional harm by suggesting he had lied.

At issue in the lawsuit, filed in Middlesex Superior Court, is the Tufts Daily’s coverage of a Feb. 3 demonstration in front of Mouhab Rizkallah’s business, The Braces Place. Protestors called for Rizkallah to withdrawhis lawsuit against a former tenant that demands $28,875 in unpaid rent.

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