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  Adar 9, 5773 , 19/02/13

A-G Considering Trying MKs who Asked about Prisoner X

Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein is examining a request by Member of Knesset Miri Regev (Likud) to prosecute Knesset members Ahmed Tibi (Ra'am-Ta'al-United Arab List), Zehava Gal-On (Meretz) and Dov Khenin (Hadash) for their questions to Justice Minister Ya'akov Ne'eman last week, which became the first Israeli exposure to the case of Ben Zygier, the Australian-Israeli who committed suicide in Ayalon Prison. The decision to examine the posssibility of prosecution came on the heels of an opinion by Knesset legal advisor Eyal Ynon that the three are not protected by parliamentary immunity.

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