the rule of law vs knowing what your government is up to - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Wouter
    • 26.11.10 | 14:34 (IST)

    Personally, I like to know what the government that I elected to represent my interests is up to, and I don't really feel they should really be keeping secrets from their citizens. And if you uncover a clearly illegal act (eg warcrimes)by your employer and/or government, I'd say it's your moral duty (and in many countries also your legal duty) to act and bring those persons to justice.

    from the article: Israel, U.S. tense as WikiLeaks set to release classified bilateral communiques
    First published 02:03 26.11.10 | Last updated 02:03 26.11.10
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