In Israel, civil rights go meta


Hagai El-Ad, who heads the Association for Civil Rights in Israel, explains to the U.S.-based New Israel Fund — which funds ACRI — why he has dispatched lawyers to defend critics of NIF who were arrested posting notices calling for the defunding of groups like ACRI.

Got all that?

He says it a little more succinctly: "We do not wish to silence them, we want to argue with them."

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