Bill outlawing Nazi nickname violates free speech

16.01.2014                      15.Schwat.5774                      Tu BeSchwat

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Bill outlawing Nazi nickname violates free speech

Bill proposes that use of Nazi, Holocaust symbols and calling someone “Nazi” or similar should carry NIS 100,000 fine and can be the subject of civil suits.

Legislation making it illegal to use Holocaust symbols, or the nickname “Nazi,” in a non-educational or historical context passed a preliminary vote following a raucous debate in the Knesset….