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    • zionist forever
    • 17.01.12 | 15:36 (IST)

    This poem goes well beyond freedom of speech. I wonder what would happen if a British MP or American Congressman read a disgusting poem like this in the chamber, would they be kicked out and suspended or would everybody be saying if he wants to say those things about fellow politicians he has that right? In these political institutions there is freedom of speech but mockery of MKs goes beyond that and is disrespectful and he must be punished for it. Tibi is such a disgusting man he should not be allowed to sit in the Knesset full stop

    from the article: Knesset panel bans Israeli Arab MK for reciting controversial poem
    First published 10:49 17.01.12 | Last updated 10:49 17.01.12
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