Hundreds rally in TA against ‚undemocratic‘ bills

23.11.2011                      26.Cheschwan. 5772

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Hundreds rally in TA against 'undemocratic' bills

Meretz, Peace Now organize protest against Knesset passing 1st readings of libel, judicial bills; MK Horvitz: "This is a fascist law".

Several hundred protesters gathered at Rothschild Boulevard on Tuesday night to protest against a series of recently passed laws that they say muzzle freedom of speech.
In their first plenum readings, the Knesset on Monday voted in favor of both a libel law amendment that would raise the penalty for libel without proof of damages, and another bill that seeks to regulate the Bar Association’s choice of representatives to the Judicial Selection Committee….