Nov 11, 2011

#BDS: Boycotting Placebo: A Lesson in Democracy

"How does one deal with the lawsuit filed by Jihad Murr, head of the event management company 2U2C, against Lebanese, Arab, and international figures and organizations in what has become known as the Placebo case?
Discussion of the case is important, especially since the case itself violates the very logic of democracy that guarantees freedom of expression and respects the right to disagreement.
I write this assuming that Murr has no other intent behind the lawsuit besides seeking compensation -- even though he waited a full year before finally resorting to litigation."
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