Ignorant of democracy, extreme right is after NGOs once again
Several ways an NGO may lose its funding according to a bill by MK Ayelet Shaked: Calling for a boycott, divestment or sanctions against Israel, urging indictment of IDF soldiers, rejecting Israel as a Jewish and democratic state.
The extreme right has been obsessively trying to introduce nationalist content into the education system, exclude Israel’s Arab minority and make a mockery of the very idea of democracy by subordinating it to religion in the guise of Zionism. To all this must now be added an idiotic new initiative, which, if successful, would eliminate freedom of expression in Israel and thwart legitimate criticism.
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