They should be checked out. Absolutely. I personally cant stand alot of them. But in any democracy, criticism should be free and unfetted if it is are to be a check or balance that keeps a democracy on the centre path. The president was correct in saying that the proper tools of law enforcement should be used, rather than a political device that may seem to some like the heel of the nation pressing down. President Peres is representing Israel in a dignified fashion and appears to be saying alot of the correct things. He should be encouraged.
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from the article: Peres to Haaretz: Probe of Leftist NGOs harms Israeli democracy