Israel endorses Internet Censorship

Israel’s Government anti-Semitism conference endorses net censorship

A government-convened international conference on anti-Semitism in Jerusalem on Thursday issued an action plan calling for Internet censorship as a remedy for anti-Jewish sentiment. ….

Convened by the Foreign Ministry and the Jerusalem and Diaspora Affairs Ministry, the Global Forum for Combating Anti-Semitism (GFCA) is a biennial gathering bringing together Jewish community leaders, civil society representatives and diplomats to discuss ways to grapple rising levels of anti-Jewish prejudice. …

the GFCA called upon the EU and national governments to adopt a formal definition of anti-Semitism that would include “unambiguous reference to attacks on the legitimacy of the State of Israel and its right to exist and Holocaust denial as forms of anti-Semitism.”

Moreover, the EU and its member states should agree on standard mechanisms for the monitoring of anti-Semitism and review their laws to “ensure an adequate legal framework and law enforcement instruments for combating anti-Semitism” as well as applying existing legislation more proactively. …

http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Government-anti-Semitism-conference-endorses-net-censorship-403123

http://mfa.gov.il/MFA/AboutTheMinistry/Conferences-Seminars/Pages/5th-Global-Forum-for-Combating-Antisemitism.aspx
Action Plan

http://mfa.gov.il/mfa/abouttheministry/conferences-seminars/documents/antisemitismbooklet2013.pdf

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