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  10/18/2011, Tishrei 20, 5772

Boaz Shabo: Why Capture Terrorists?

There is no longer any point to capturing terrorists, says Boaz Shabo, whose wife and three children were murdered in a terrorist attack. “They’ll be released anyway,” he told Arutz Sheva.

Israel will not begin using the death penalty, he said. He recommended using deportations and home demolitions as punishment instead.

The terrorists who murdered half of the Shabo family remain in prison, but the family is nonetheless experiencing the same mix of joy at Gilad Shalit’s return and frustration over the terrorist release as many other attack survivors. Boaz Shabo related that his teenage son had written, “I’m happy for Gilad, but sad for my mother and siblings.”

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