Netanyahu vows to defend Israel’s courts, but says repairs need to be made

28.11.2011                      02.Kislev. 5772

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Netanyahu vows to defend Israel's courts, but says repairs need to be made

At weekly cabinet meeting, PM Netanyahu says he will act against bills that could impair the independence of Israel's court system.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that he would defend Israel's courts but that there were certain distortions that need to be fixed.
"The state of Israel was founded as a Jewish and democratic state", Netanyahu said at the start of the weekly cabinet meeting. "Israeli democracy is strong but that strength does not exempt us from acting to preserve it."…