This legislation is anticonstitutional, it can only bring about damage to Israel's image but no court can ever enforce it. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Shlomo from Tel Aviv
    • 13.11.11 | 15:57 (IST)

    This legislation is a shame and disgrace to Israel's democracy. The current Knesset and the government do everything they could to erode democracy. There is no democracy without civil society. Of course, this law can never be enforced because it is unconstitutional. But it sends the message to Israel's friends: if the Israeli government is not content with their support of the Israeli NGOs, why would they support Israel at all? The support for the NGOs is support for Israel, but the government wants only the kind of support they choose. This is a shame and will fail.,

    from the article: Israeli ministers back bills to limit funding for human rights groups
    First published 14:48 13.11.11 | Last updated 14:48 13.11.11
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