Hiding Breaches of Law... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Michael
    • 11.04.10 | 10:28 (IDT)

    ...under the protection of "State Secrets" is itself a breach of law and even more importantly, a serious breach of the Public Trust. A citizen has a moral and legal obligation to expose criminal activity when they become aware of it, especially at the upper echelons as breaches at the top affect far more people than petty criminals. The Shin Bet changed the rules of the game and retroactively made Blau's action illegitimate, an act which every Israeli citizen should be seriously concerned about. Those officers involved in this action should be brought before the courts to answer for their actions. Thank G-d for a newspaper like Haaretz. I may not always agree with their editorial positions, but it is a true champion of the rule of law and a free press.

    from the article: Haaretz answers four key questions on the Anat Kam case
    First published 01:09 11.04.10 | Last updated 22:34 11.04.10
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