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        7/18/2011, Tammuz 16, 5771

      MK Zoabi Banned from Podium for Rest of Session

      The Knesset Ethics Committee decided on Monday to ban Member of Knesset Hanin Zoabi (Balad-Arab National Democratic Assembly) from speaking before the plenum or taking part in committee discussions for the rest of this session, although she will be allowed to vote in the plenum. Two weeks remain in the session.

      The ban was imposed for Zoabi's participation in the 2010 flotilla which attempted to break the naval blockade of Gaza.

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