#4 MichaelF, You miising the pointof the controversy - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Can. Israeli Friend
    • 06.09.09 | 12:51 (IDT)

    "...The only real story here is shody, irresponsible Swedish journalism.."You are wrong Totally wrong.There is shody journalism in any free democratic county in Western world. Sweden is no different.The real issue in the controversy is the fact that the Swedish government refuses to condemn the basic allegation by the journalist, actualy a photopgrapher,who wrote the libelous article. Swedish government declines to take a stand and openly say that the allegations by the article are baseless.The swedish FM uses a flimsy excuse of not violating the Freedom of Press pronciple.I think the Swedes consider the Jewish state of Israel as fair game for any hostile and baseless libelous accusation. Had Swedish FM made a public statement distancing the Swedish government and Swedish people from the tenant of the article it wouldn't violate the Freedom of Press rule.It would simply convey the message that it is an opinion by a journalist.The paper can continue its lies.FMs blog isn't official.

    from the article: Sweden FM cancels Israel trip amid 'organ harvesting' row
    First published 01:57 06.09.09 | Last updated 10:50 06.09.09
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