Israel Limits Prison Time for Women Who Kill Abusive Partners

A law passed by the Knesset lowers the maximum prison sentence for women who kill an abusive partner, grants mandatory life sentence for anyone who kills a partner after abusing them for an extended period of time

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A law passed by the Knesset Tuesday reduces to 15 years the maximum prison sentence for a woman who kills a partner who has abused her over a prolonged period. Anyone who kills a domestic partner after abusing...