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September 4, 2015 5:13 am

New Israeli Law Bars State-Salaried Broadcasters From Voicing Opinions on Air

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The Knesset. Photo: Wiki Commons.

The Knesset. Photo: Wiki Commons.

AP – The Israeli parliament has passed a law banning journalists working for the country’s public broadcast authority from expressing their opinions on air.

The law, passed early Thursday in the middle of the night, drew criticism from journalists, who accused the government of trying to stifle dissent.

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