Boycotts and criticism are the heart of democracy. They are the things which separate democracies from monarchies, dictatorships, and religious tyrannies. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • harzion
    • 13.07.11 | 18:21 (IDT)

    If you don't give the people freedom to choose, to protest, and to boycott things they are against, you do not have a democracy, even if four million right wing Israeli Jews believe otherwise.

    from the article: Netanyahu: Boycott law reflects democracy in Israel
    First published 17:34 13.07.11 | Last updated 17:34 13.07.11
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