Israel can try and insulate itself against opposition and criticism. It will never work! - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 15.04.12 | 14:30 (IDT)

    It is unpleasant and not understandable because the border guards appear to have given no reason for their treatment of this tourist in this manner. The current government has tried to use many different approaches to try and gag oppositiion to and criticism of its policies. This appears to be another small example of this as presumably they view this woman as some kind of critic. An indicator of a healthy democracy is where criticism of and opposition to the government of the day is accepted, even welcomed. All the signs are that Israel's so called democracy is a sick patient.

    from the article: Israel forces tourist to pledge to avoid pro-Palestinian activities as condition for entry
    First published 12:49 15.04.12 | Last updated 12:49 15.04.12
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