‚Libel law protects truth, strengthens democracy‘

24.11.2011                      27.Cheschwan. 5772                      Jom Kippur Katan

Neues Gesetz:

'Libel law protects truth, strengthens democracy'

Netanyahu: Nobody thinks there will be a thought police; Mofaz warns “1984 is already here".

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu defended the controversial amendment to the libel bill from opposition claims that it is “anti-democratic”.
“You may call this a libel law, but I say it’s a law to promote the truth,” Netanyahu said Wednesday in a speech to the Knesset plenum. “Everyone has the right to investigate and broadcast, but no one has the right to slander.”…