The Fascist Reflex: Criminilization of Speech is the Incitement - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Ari
    • 03.07.11 | 15:41 (IDT)

    Criminalizing the expression of ideas, however abhorrent, is a hallmark of a non-democratic State. Where is the outrage from the Haaretz editorial? Where is Amira Hass? They would be well advised to heed Justice Louis Brandeis that the answer to offensive speech is more speech, and that squashing speech only breeds resentment, which in turn will lead to violence. The "investigation" of these Rabbis is the true incitement. Shame on the State.

    from the article: Son of Shas spiritual leader probed for incitement to racism
    First published 09:22 03.07.11 | Last updated 09:22 03.07.11
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