It doesn't quite fit in with the whole democracy bit. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 10.07.13 | 07:40 (IDT)

    They are not just trying to stop foreign funding of any NGO, which would have been worrying enough, they are actually trying to suppress the voice of their political opponents through legislation... How can a democratic nation tolerate such blatant anti-democratic actions from the MKs that support this measure? The issue isn't that the NGOs get funds from foreign sources - because let's be honest there are many right wing NGOs that get every bit as much funds that way. The issue is that these NGOs lean left instead of right. It is shameful that some democratically elected representatives are trying to create laws that differentiate between people on the basis of their political views, they ought to know better.

    from the article: Knesset revives attempt to restrict foreign funding of left-wing NGOs
    First published 06:18 10.07.13 | Last updated 06:18 10.07.13
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