Well come on now - it's a reasonable comparison - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Stephen Murray
    • 12.01.07 | 16:14 (IST)

    Israel only seems to be a free country if you're Jewish. So Israel is hardly a free country. That's why the comparison with Iran is reasonable. Iran is certainly more democratic than any Arab country and it has free elections every 5 years where there are different candidates. I'm sick of the West criticising the so-called lack of freedom in Iran when Israel is not much better and a stony silence is maintained on the monstrous dictatorships in Jordan; Egypt and Saudi Arabia (these are puppet governments of the West so they can do what they like)

    from the article: King of the Iranian bloggers
    First published 00:00 12.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 11.01.07
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