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    • Citizen
    • 04.06.10 | 06:12 (IDT)

    In any democratic country worth of this qualifier, an act of protest of a citizen against his/her own country is not consider treason, but a right to dissent with her/his government's position. Would Eli Yishai and his likes strip of citizenship to Gideon Levy for his criticism, or is that consider fair criticism from a fellow citizen? The knesset member should learn the meaning of democracy before accepting his position or before claiming his participation in a democratic state.

    from the article: Interior Minister seeks to strip Israeli Arab MK of citizenship
    First published 22:04 03.06.10 | Last updated 22:04 03.06.10
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