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Israel Moves to Shut Down Al Jazeera, Accused of ‘Incitement’

“Freedom of expression is not freedom to incite … Democracy has limits … and what being broadcast on that channel is frankly dangerous and are unacceptable.”

Israel has announced plans to close the local offices of Al-Jazeera after accusing the broadcaster of bias and inciting violence against the Jewish state.

BY ORI LEWIS | REUTERS

Israel plans to revoke the media credentials of Al Jazeera TV journalists, close its Jerusalem bureau and pull the Qatar-based station’s broadcasts from local cable and satellite providers, Communications Minister Ayoub Kara said on Sunday. Continue reading Israel Moves to Shut Down Al Jazeera, Accused of ‘Incitement’