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        2/19/2012, Shevat 26, 5772

      Ministers Support Funding of Yehuda David's Legal Fees

      The Ministerial Committee on Legislation endorsed, Sunday, a government-sponsored bill to pay the legal expenses of Dr. Yehuda David, who won a court case in his native France last week over allegations that the father of Mohamad Ad-Dura suffered from IDF gunfire.

      Science Minister Daniel Hershkowitz said, during discussion of the measure, "Dr. David did a great service to the state, and the funding of his trial is the least the government should do for him in recognition and appreciation.