Israel Set to Repeal British Mandate-era Order Enabling Government to Shutter Press

The Interior Ministry has invoked its authority to prevent the publication of newspapers at least 62 times over the past 10 years.

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The Knesset Constitution, Law and Justice Committee is expected to approve the repeal of the Press Ordinance of 1933, which empowers the state to block the publication of newspapers, in the coming weeks.