Israeli ministers approve bill aimed at blocking prisoner swaps
Bill, which would restrict presidential pardon of murderers, is bid to prevent government from releasing prisoners as part of negotiations with Palestinians.
The Ministerial Committee for Legislation passed a bill restricting presidential pardons for convicted murderers by a majority of seven to three on Sunday. This approval paves the way for the bill to be brought to Knesset for a preliminary vote.
Like us on Facebook and get articles directly in your news feed