Abbas’ PA government decries holding the bodies of the 5 dead terrorists is part Israel’s collective punishment policy “against the Palestinian people and the families of the shaheedim [Muslim martyrs]” and a “violation of all international humanitarian and moral laws.”
By Mordechai Sones
The Palestinian Authority blasted Israel after the Knesset gave preliminary approval to a bill which would allow the IDF and Israel Police to hold the remains of Arab terrorists indefinitely, circumventing a Supreme Court ruling.
The bill was submitted by MK Bezalel Smotrich (Jewish Home), and is similar to a proposal by MK Anat Berko (Likud). Continue Reading »
MK Dr. Anat Berko (Likud) has presented PM Netanyahu a comprehensive plan that transfers Palestinian residents municipal responsibility over E. Jerusalem Arab sections, eventually revoking their citizenship to become citizens of Palestine.
By BEN CASPIT
A plan to separate some of east Jerusalem’s neighborhoods was presented to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu several months ago in a work meeting between the premier and MK Dr. Anat Berko (Likud).
Map of Jerusalem [illustrative]
Berko accompanied her plan with a detailed map, aerial photographs and groundwork. The map in question was a map of the municipal areas of Jerusalem. At the center of it was marked a new border that MK Berko had drawn, whose purpose was to remove Israel’s municipal responsibility over a long list of Palestinian neighborhoods in east Jerusalem. Continue Reading »
After igniting an uproar in the Knesset last week when MK Anat Berko said that there was no such thing as “Palestine” because Arabic does not have a “P” sound, the Likud MK is sticking to her guns, saying ‘Palestinian identity was created in response to Zionism.’
By Gideon Allon
In an address to the Knesset on Monday, Likud MK Anat Berko referred to the uproar she sparked last week when she said that there was no such thing as “Palestine” because Arabic does not have a “P” sound.
Likud MK Dr. Anat Berko – Photo: Dudi Vaaknin
That comment drew harsh ridicule from a number of left-wing Arab and Jewish MKs. Continue Reading »