The censor and the air strike

Israeli censorship of the media is an old and outdated institution.

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February 6, 2013 12:19
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Ehud Barak at Gaza security evaluation.

Ehud Barak at Gaza security evaluation 370. (photo credit: IDF Spokesman)

 
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Israeli censorship of the media is an old and outdated institution. It was established nearly 80 years ago during the British Mandate in Palestine. Its authority is derived from British Emergency Laws, some of which have been adopted by the State of Israel.

The institution is replete with contradictions.

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