Why isn't MK Ibrahim Sarsour (UAL-TA'AL) being tried for sedition? (hat tip IMRA) He's quoted as saying:
"Just as the Muslims once liberated Jerusalem from the Crusaders, so must we today believe that we can liberate Jerusalem. It is not an impossible dream," he said. (click for complete article)Nadia Matar has been prosecuted with the heaviest weight of the law for doing much less.
On Sept. 10, 2006, Jerusalem Magistrate David Mintz dismissed the indictment against Matar, but on Nov. 23 the state appealed the acquittal in Jerusalem's District Court. A decision was still pending.
"The judges are favorable to accepting the appeal on political grounds, but it is difficult from a judicial perspective," defense attorney Yoram Sheftel said. (click for complete article)
Teenage anti-Disengagement demonstrators are considered enemies of the state. (hat tip IMRA)
Judge Hanan Efrati appeared to justify the behavior of police charged with assaulting an anti-withdrawal protester during a demonstration in 2005. Efrati suggested that police were defending an Israeli government besieged by massive protests against its decision to expel 16,000 Jews from the Gaza Strip and northern West Bank. "These were not ordinary times or ordinary demonstrations," Efrati, a judge in the Tel Aviv Magistrate Court, said. "This was like in a war." (Click for complete article)So, again, why aren't Israeli Arabs prosecuted at least to the same extent?
And now for the really big question--
Who is really endangering the State of Israel?