Are you comparing Israel only to third world ologarchies, and saying, "Well, at LEAST we are better than the Sudan," again? Decide whether you want to be a first world democracy or a third world oligrachy. If you want to be known as the former, you have to behave like the former.
Egypt to hold parliamentary election in 2 phases starting Oct 18-19 (Reuters)
from the article: ADL: Hawking's Israel boycott a 'slap in face of academic freedom'