Interview with Israel's Chief Censor 'I Will Censor Anything That Will Be Useful to the Enemy'

Israel prides itself on being the only democracy in the Middle East, but the country also has a controversial practice of censoring reporting on military and intelligence issues. In an interview with SPIEGEL ONLINE, the country's chief censor discusses her office's work and defends its practices.
Israeli chief censor Sima Vaknin-Gil: "Some of them are even more security-oriented than we are at the censor's office."

Israeli chief censor Sima Vaknin-Gil: "Some of them are even more security-oriented than we are at the censor's office."

Foto: BERNAT ARMANGUE/ ASSOCIATED PRESS
Interview conducted by SPIEGEL Middle East correspondent Christoph Schult in Tel Aviv
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