What exactly does the anti-Boycott bill say?

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    What exactly does the anti-Boycott bill say? | Joseph Dana

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    Well it certainly has been anticipated as being an anti free speech and civil liberties and indeed democracy but this guy believes it is no problem at all. His belief is that no one will fall foul of the law because the law wrongly believes that the motivation for boycott is to destroy Israel when no one is trying to do that.

    The Magnes Zionist: Why Endorsing Partial Boycotts of Israeli Products, or Even Global Boycotts, Doesn’t Violate the Proposed Anti-Boycott Law

    He doesn't say he is a lawyer but he certainly makes a good point. No one is wanting a boycott only because of ties with Israel.
     
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    The anti free speech part of this bugs a bit.

    But I am not really that upset that expressing support of a criminal enterprise is ok with anyone.
     
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    Genuine question - where is the criminal enterprise?
     
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    Do you really have to ask? if so, you must be a jew hating antisemite.
     
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    OK, I wanna know how Shogun has 388 Rep points, and me only 12. He must be sleeping with the judges. No fair.
     
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    Gush Shalom are now taking the matter to the High Court and the 'left' have been demonstrating against this law



    Israeli Left launches public campaign against new law banning boycotts - Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News


    However Lieberman is saying that it is not the position of the Supreme Court to intervene in Knesset decisions

    FM: High Court shouldn't interven... JPost - Diplomacy & Politics

    wonder how long the Supreme Court will last.
     
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    Lieberman is a boob and everyone knows it. He has a stage right now only because of the last election and the scramble for coalition government.

    The anti-boycott law is this:

    If you boycott Israel, you can get 'sued' for damages.

    It will be shot down. Israelis like to air their dirty laundry and get all dramatic and shit.
     
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    Also, Alexa, if you don't know Israeli politics or Hebrew or anything about what you're talking about...stop pretending like you do with your never-read Ha'aretz postings.
     
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    The NGOs in Israel are notoriously anti-Israel, pro-PLO/Hamas. The few human rights groups in Israel that are legit are not the big issue. The big issue is the 'NGO'/'non profit'/'non political' (HAHAHA) entities that operate in Israel that act against it.

    They tend to perpetuate myth, feed the media with PLO propaganda, fudge photos, bla bla bla.

    Israel has entertained them for so long (and don't forget - it is a democracy that allows Palestinian protests and such) that apparently it got fed up because it's in a legitimacy campaign right now.
     

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