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        1/22/2013, Shevat 11, 5773

      Yigal Amir's Mom: Leave My Son Out of Election Politics

      Geula Amir, the mother of Yigal Amir commented on the videos and other public statements speculating for whom her son would vote for in the elections. The "elections are probably boring, so they're looking for something," she told Arutz Sheva news on Tuesday.
      Yigal Amir was convicted and sentenced to life in prison for the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzchak Rabin in 1995.
      "They called me from Channel 2, and I told them that if they want, then they can go to the prison and interview my son personally as they did with [terrorist leader] Marwan Barghouti," Amir stated.