It is amazing that it is now not democratic to require transparency of funding from foreign powers. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Ron
    • 13.11.11 | 09:36 (IST)

    How cute. Transparency is suddenly non-democratic. I am sure that George Orwell is laughing in his grave. Democracy is internal to the country - not an external matter. If someone is paid by a foreign power then it is not unreasonable that this issue be transparent and subject to the desires of the people of the country. The US and EU attempt to force their view on democratic country where the number of parties and so representation far exceed any of the complainants is ludicrous.

    from the article: U.S., EU pressure Netanyahu to scrap proposed bill against Israeli NGOs
    First published 00:28 13.11.11 | Last updated 00:28 13.11.11
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