Notes From a Crumbling Democracy
The deputy editor of “Makor Rishon”, Uri Elitzur, is on contract with the Prime Minister’s office as a speech writer, in contrast with the ethics rules of the Press Council.
Written by The Site's Team
February 8th, 2012 at 9:56 pm
These are translations of items from the Hebrew Slippery Slope blog, which documents the decline of Israeli democracy. The Slope collects isolated incidents, which together draw the picture of a crumbling democracy – violation of human rights, bad governance, corruption, and police brutality. The various news media report these incidents; we connect the dots.
Translations were provided by a team of volunteers. Links in the posts often point only to the original Hebrew sources, unless an equivalent English source is available. Read more
Some notes on terminology (possibly unfamiliar if you are not familiar with Israel)