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    • Rodney
    • 14.12.11 | 07:30 (IST)

    I am sorry but this is nonsense. Israel is not perfect but religious freedom is *significantly* better than China or Iran or Saudi Arabia and anyone saying otherwise is deliberately distorting the truth and discounting the genuine suffering of minorities in those other countries. How many people are imprisoned in Israel and then executed, with their organs donated to party members, simply because they belong to Fau Long Gong? How many people are arrested purely for being christian? How often is acid thrown in someone's face, simply because it's visible? Are women allowed out alone or allowed to drive?? OBVIOUSLY Israel is nothing like Iran, Saudi Arabia or China and any half decent, impartial study could see that. Rather another left-wing academic organisation is taking the opportunity to put the boot into the Jews... I mean the Israelis, sorry, the Israelis.

    from the article: Israel earns another failing score on freedom of religion index
    First published 02:44 14.12.11 | Last updated 02:44 14.12.11
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