Tuesday, October 26, 2010

(NEWS) Shin Bet Supports Stripping Convicted Terrorists' Citizenship

"Internal security agency says bill granting courts authority to revoke citizenship from anyone convicted of espionage or terror offenses is good deterrent. Motion's initiator: It prevents situation in which treacherous MKs continue to be a part of Israel.

The Shin Bet on Tuesday voiced its support for a bill calling to revoke citizenship from Israelis convicted of terror or espionage offenses.

The internal security service's legal counsel said the motion's importance lies with its innate deterrence, noting the authority in such cases should be entrusted with the courts."

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