An advocate of a regime of the rule of the people, a government of electedrepresentatives of the people. 2. A person who sees other members of society as having equal rights to himself and does not aspire to elevatehimself above others and lord over them.
These terms were taken from The New Dictionary by Abraham Even-Shoshan.
"Freedom of speech" -- a regime of liberty, where every person is allowed toexpress their views publicly, even if they contradict the official view or the views of others, without being subjected to sanction because of saidexpression."Fascism" - a system of ideologies and practices that wish to place thenation, defined in biological, cultural and/or historic terms, above all otherfoci of identification, and create a motivated national community
KevinPassmore – Fascism, a Very Short Introduction
, Oxford University Press, 2002).5.
We also wish to comment that we tried as much as possible to avoid relying on the definitions that appear on the website "Wikipedia -- the freeencyclopedia," considering the recent press reports ("Haaretz," May 14,2010), that you take exception to some of the definitions appearing therein,at least when it comes to definitions related to your movement. It was alsoreported in that article that even your unequivocal demand to change thedefinitions of the movement so that they accord with the definitions yourclient wishes to appropriate for itself was accompanied by a threat, albeitimplicit, of a legal suit in the matter. We will return to this later in ourresponse.
On the freedom to express opinions in a democratic state
I hereby inform you that our client completely rejects your demands in yourletter.
The involvement you ascribe to our client in the Facebook group, inasmuchas it exists, constitutes a legitimate and legal use of his right to the
afforded to him in a country whose regime is
The attempt by your client, through you, to intimidate anyone who criticizesit is an
act that gravely violates
the right to freedom of expression
The public discourse in Israel is sharp and stems from the gravity of theissues at hand. The use of the phrase "fascism" in its various conjugationsand of even harsher terms attributed to individuals and movementsperceived by their critics as undemocratic is not rare. The attempt to silencethat criticism only reinforces the critic's justification for using such phrases
Therefore, while sending libel threats to the whole world and trying toeliminate criticism, it is advisable that your client contend with the tools andfunds at its disposal (and they are plentiful) with the content and substance