Coalition Chairman MK David Amsalem (Likud) on Tuesday instructed the Knesset Constitution Committee headed by MK Nissan Slomiansky not to advance the “death penalty for terrorists bill” promoted by Yisrael Beytenu.
Former Minister of Defense Avigdor Liberman, chairman of Yisrael Beytenu, slammed the decision. “We were shocked to hear during the discussion of the death penalty for terrorists bill from the chairman of the Constitution Committee, MK Nissan Slomiansky, that he will not raise the issue to a vote because of an order he received ‘from above,’ from heads of the coalition.”
“We see this as a gross violation by the coalition against the voting public and bereaved families,” Liberman added.
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