Netanyahu Told Bereaved Family He Favored Death Penalty for Terrorists, but Told Cabinet He Was Against

The death penalty for terrorists is part of the army’s legal code in the West Bank but requires discussion of the evidence even if the suspect confesses and a unanimous ruling by the judges in the lower and appellate court

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu turned down a July request by the attorney general to seek cabinet approval for the death penalty for terrorists, but only two days later said publicly he was in favor of the...