Israel pressured to act on hate crimes

Religious leaders want the state to strengthen its blasphemy laws, but legal experts say that will threaten free speech.

    Some religious leaders in Israel are calling on the state to strengthen its blasphemy laws.

    But legal experts say tightening the law is unlikely because it risks limiting free speech.

    Al Jazeera’s Charles Stratford reports from Jerusalem.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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