Former Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman renewed his call for the passage of legislation making it easier for courts to sentence convicted terrorists to death, citing today’s arrest of Hamas terrorist Asam Barghouti as a “classic example” of why such a law is necessary.
“I praise our security forces who…apprehended the terrorist Asam Barghouti,” Liberman said Tuesday morning.
“He is a radical Islamic terrorist and a member of a clan involved in a number terror attacks against Israelis over many years,” the former Defense Minister continued, referencing the Barghouti clan.
“This is a classic example of why we should regret the fact that the ‘Death Penalty for Terrorists Law’ brought by Yisrael Beytenu was torpedoed by the Likud and the coalition leaders.”
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