I'm worried about the Israeli democracy - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • David
    • 05.02.10 | 12:55 (IST)

    The current knesset is probably the most right-wing Israel ever had. It might start targeting "internal ennemies" preaching human and citizen rights. That day, the state of Israel won't be able any longer to present itself as the sole democracy in the Middle-East. Since its creation, this state did succeed in protecting a strong civil society based on freedom of speech while fighting war. It's fightening to see that this period might be over soon.

    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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