Daily Israel Report
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News Brief

  11/21/2011, Cheshvan 24, 5772

Livni Pressing Kadima to Oppose Libel Law Amendment


Kadima Chairperson Tzipi Livni has been applying heavy pressure to party members supporting the libel law amendment led by MK Meir Sheetreet, demanding they retract their support of the amendment.

In the Kadima Party meeting it was decided that the party opposes the amendment, as per the decision proposal of Chairperson Tzipi Livni.

It was also decided at the meeting that MK Sheetreet will be able to raise the proposal before the Knesset, but must clarify that he will oppose the amendment unless some essential changes are incorporated before the next Knesset readings of the law.