...still, clearly a democracy: Freedom of speech and a free press, the right to demonstrate, the rule of law, an independent judiciary, free elections, checks and balances and so on and for forth. All the basic and democratic concepts are in place, and have been so since our founding fathers declared indepence. Then you might be very critical about discrimination, about the occupation and so on - but that´s another discussion. Shalom!
10 arrested at Israeli Arab protest in Ramle (Haaretz)
from the article: Lieberman: I, not Netanyahu, choose Israel's ambassadors