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February 17, 2015 11:31 am

Israeli FM Lieberman Calls for Death Penalty for Terrorists, ‘No More Deals’

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Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Leiberman, on February 18, 2014. Photo: Israel MFA.

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman said the first law to propose in the next Knesset is the death penalty for terrorists. Photo: Israel MFA.

Times of Israel – Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman called for the death penalty for terrorists Tuesday, harshly criticizing previous Israeli governments for agreeing to free thousands of security prisoners.

“We have to signal that we’re changing direction. No more deals [to release prisoners]. Rather, the opposite: The first law that we will propose in the next Knesset will be the death penalty for terrorists. We must not give them hope,” he said at a conference in Tel Aviv.

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  • American

    Does this apply to Israeli terrorists as well? 😐

  • How will this initiative even help when most terrorists want to be martyred anyways? Telling them they’re going to get the death penalty won’t really deter them like Lieberman is suggesting….

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