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  7/24/2014, Tammuz 26, 5774

Rivlin: No Pardon for Yigal Amir

Newly sworn in President Reuven Rivlin declared on Thursday that he does not intend to grant a pardon for Yigal Amir, assassin of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin.

"Amir will not receive a pardon as long as I will be president," Rivlin told Channel 10 News.