Israel deflecting attention to sex slave trade - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 27.12.11 | 17:08 (IST)

    It is no coincidence that Israeli politicians and news outlets are trying to bring attention to how they care about the rights of women vis a vis Chareidim just about the same time that the State of Israel topped the list of countries that has enslaved thousands of women as sex slaves. Where is the outrage and the bills calling for sentencing of brothel owners? Where is the demonstrators -- why aren't they freeing the women forced to work as prostitutes for 16 hours per day? Ah, they get paid off by the brothels, so Israel needs to show it cares about women in a different way. And since Chareidim are fair target all the time, it was great strategy to show how much they care about women this way. Never mind the women dying in the brothels.

    from the article: Peres urges Israelis to protest against religious extremism
    First published 13:31 27.12.11 | Last updated 13:31 27.12.11
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