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  6/23/2014, Sivan 25, 5774

Yesh Atid Forces Postponement of Vote on Force-Feeding Bill

Following objection from the Yesh Atid party, a vote on the bill allowing the force-feeding of hunger-striking prisoners will be postponed, Channel 2 News reported on Sunday.

According to the report, representatives of Finance Minister Yair Lapid’s party sent a message to Netanyahu on Sunday night, demanding that he postpone the vote on the bill for at least a week or face a coalition crisis.