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  6/9/2013, Tammuz 1, 5773

Ministers Endorse Treating 'Price Tag' as Terrorism


The Ministerial Committee on Legislation unanimously endorsed, Sunday, a bill by Justice Minister Tzipi Livni to consider "price tag" vandalism as an act of terror. The term "price tag" comes from the Hebrew words "tag mechir" that are spray painted next to the vandalism, ostensibly carried out against leftist and Arab targets in response to acts or threats against Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria (Shomron). The purpose of the proposal is to give security forces the tools to deal with the phenomenon, which has become widespread in the past year, despite the efforts of the police and the military to prevent it.

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