July 26, 2011

A NATION, NOT A COUNTRY:

AP Interview: Israeli parliament speaker concerned about state of country's democracy (Associated Press, July 26, 2011)

Israel's parliamentary speaker on Tuesday expressed concern over the state of the country's democracy following a recent wave of legislation that was widely seen as an attempt to stifle dissent.

In an interview with The Associated Press, Reuven Rivlin said he was especially worried about any law that could undermine the rights of Israel's Arab minority.

"This is unacceptable, it is a danger to the existence of the state of Israel," he said.


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