Democracy is working very well thank you - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Daniel
    • 06.02.10 | 23:21 (IST)

    So let me get it right. According to Haarez it is OK and democratic to set up a committee that is critical of Israel. It is also OK and democratic to set up committees that are critical of organizations that defend Israel and her actions. But here comes a criticism and desire to probe into the activities of an organization that is (by merit of its choice of organizations in which it is funding) critical of Israel, and all Haaretz can do is call this an attempt to "muzzle" the truth? I would suggest that Israeli democracy is working very well here thank you, and Haaretz's desire to muzzle this inquiry is the only think non-democratic about it.

    from the article: Amid row over contentious ad, Jerusalem Post fires Naomi Chazan of New Israel Fund
    First published 02:08 05.02.10 | Last updated 10:18 10.02.10
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