MK Ayelet Shaked says that when the gov’t cannot be trusted in keeping murdering terrorists in prison, it’s time for implementing the death penalty for convicted terrorists.
By David Lev and Ari Soffer
MK Ayelet Shaked (Bayit Yehudi) on Monday called for implementing the death penalty for terrorists. She said the measure was necessary to ensure that terrorist murderers are “never released.”
Member of Knesset Ayelet Shaked – Photo: Moti Kikayon
At a protest at the Ministry of Defense in Tel Aviv against the release of 26 terrorists that the government confirmed earlier Monday would be set free, Shaked said that the only way to guarantee that the government did not use terrorists who killed Israelis and Jews as “negotiation cards,” as was currently happening, was to kill the terrorists. Continue Reading »
Op-d: There’s no reasonable explanation why Israel shouldn’t execute convicted terrorists who murdered innocent, defenseless civilians.
The death penalty will reduce the Arab’s motivation to carry out acts of terror with the ultimate goal of being released in future prisoner deals with Israel.
Ahead of the resumption of peace talks with the Palestinians Israel is being asked to release numerous murderers as a “gesture.” This is very difficult because we are talking about terrorists who murdered many civilians. Some of them are even Israeli citizens who were tried here like any other prisoner, so why should they be released? Continue Reading »