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New Knesset Bill Seeks to Revoke Citizenship of Terrorists and Their Families

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A Palestinian child wearing a Hamas headband aims a toy gun during a rally after Eid prayers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem on July 28, 2014. While such scenes are a manifestation of radical Islam, a growing number of pro-Israel Muslims are seeking an alternative path that they hope will lead to peace with the Jewish state. Photo: Sliman Khader/Flash90.

Times of Israel – Likud Knesset member Yariv Levin presented to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday a draft of temporary legislation that would, among other provisions, allow the state to revoke the citizenship or residency of terrorists and their family members. The bill was drafted at Netanyahu’s request.

According to Levin’s plan, first reported by the daily Yedioth Ahronoth, the state will revoke the citizenship or residency permit of those convicted of terror activities, which it defines to include the hurling of Molotov cocktails, and expel them to Gaza after they’ve served their prison sentence.

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