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  1/8/2013, Tevet 26, 5773

Terrorists Sue for University Studies


Three terrorists imprisoned in Israel filed an appeal to the Supreme Court on Tuesday over a Prison Services decision to stop providing them the opportunity to earn an academic degree while in jail. Previously terrorists were allowed to take university courses in prison, a benefit that was taken away last year as part of an effort to pressure Hamas to agree to a deal to release Gilad Shalit.

Terrorists say their conditions should be identical to those of non-terrorist prisoners, who are allowed to pursue university studies while in prison.

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