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    • 07.06.10 | 14:27 (IDT)

    to all those flipping out that israel is now like Iran, she is still an MK, still gets a salary, will still get her pension, can still freely criticize Israel, can run for reelection, can/continues to be on Israeli radio stations/newspapers. Perhaps not a pretty day for democracy, but NOT the end of the world. I think this is much LESS severe, and more much justified than things like banning the hijab or minarets as we've seen in France/Switzerland etc.

    from the article: Knesset panel recommends revoking Arab MK's privileges
    First published 11:20 07.06.10 | Last updated 11:20 07.06.10
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