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November 20, 2014 11:37 am

Arab Knesset Member’s Aide: We’ll Slaughter 50 Jews at Soccer Game

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MK Masud Ganaim. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

JNS.org – Israeli Knesset Security Chief Yosef Griff on Wednesday revoked the entry permit to the Knesset for Khaled Bashir, an aide to Arab MK Masud Ganaim (Ra’am-Ta’al), who was overheard by a Knesset security guard as saying “we’ll slaughter 50 Jews” at next Sunday’s soccer game between Beitar Jerusalem and Bnei Sakhnin.

The security guard quickly reported Bashir’s comments to the police and to Griff, who summoned the two for a hearing and consulted with Knesset legal adviser Eyal Yanon. Bashir’s entrance permit to the Knesset was then revoked.

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After an inquiry into Bashir’s statement is completed, it will be decided whether to reinstate his entrance permit or revoke it permanently.

Ganaim said, “I strongly condemn these comments, but [Bashir] claims he said it in jest.”

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  • Rabbi Yakov Lazaros

    Bashir should be arrested. Besides that if the police are expecting violence at the soccer game then it should be cancelled.

  • Judi Pawliger

    A very tasteless joke in these times, I would say.Everything must be taken seriously!

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