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      Archive: 11/3/2013

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        11/3/2013, Cheshvan 30, 5774

      High Court to Review Terrorist Petition for Academics

      The Supreme Court will again hear the petition submitted by terrorist prisoners who seek further academic studies while incarcerated in Israeli prisons, according to Supreme Court Justice Miriam Naor. Three (terrorist) prisoners submitted the appeal following a rejection by the Administrative Court.

      During Gilad Shalit's captivity by Hamas, the State of Israel decided to stop the common practice of allowing terrorists to take academic courses at the Open University the same as is done for those convicted of criminal (and not security) transgressions.

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