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    • Ben Azai
    • 10.01.07 | 12:06 (IST)

    Although I am a friend of Israel, regardless of who is in government, this sounds amazingly racist. If Israeli Arab MKs are openly supporting those at war with the State of Israel they might be tried for treason and imprisoned, although it is more likely they would initially be warned and then expelled from the Knesset. We can't say it is OK for Jewish leftists to attack government policy as part of their freedom of speech, but revoke their citizenship if Israeli Arabs do the same thing. This law could endanger the foundation of a democratic society.

    from the article: Conditional citizenship
    First published 00:00 10.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 10.01.07
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