They want to cripple the civil society - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Shlomo from Tel Aviv
    • 08.11.11 | 08:50 (IST)

    Without free discourse and civil society Israel will become just another Middle Eastern autocrathy under the pretence of democracy. Of course such Israel will not be part of the Western world and will not deserve the Western backing. If Israel cripples Peace Now because it is supported by England than how can England be Israel's friend and why would it support Israel?

    from the article: Netanyahu backs laws to limit donations to Israeli human rights organizations
    First published 01:44 08.11.11 | Last updated 01:44 08.11.11
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