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    • Lee
    • 24.05.10 | 07:34 (IDT)

    Israel's mistake was not having the death penalty after the terrorists capture. A retroactive death penalty will prevent future cases such as this. We need to follow the Arab form of punishment in this type of instance. We need to punish these terrorists and their followers once and for all. only the victims friends and family should be allowed to pardon and they should have the right to punish as they see fit. Bring about the death penalty, follow thru on a few hundred of these murders and you'll see some real changes coming from the enemy within the week. Never mind about the ridiculous situation of trading a thousand terrorists for a captured soldier. the trade should be based on 1 for 1. As long as the balance is not there, situations such as this would continue. Also, those within Israel that support these terrorists should be stripped of the immunity, their citizenship revoked and expelled back to Jordan.

    from the article: Bill 'toughening' Hamas jail terms softer than original drafts, Haaretz learns
    First published 01:57 24.05.10 | Last updated 01:57 24.05.10
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