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  7/30/2014, Av 3, 5774

MK Freij: Suspending Zoabi a Blow to Israeli Democracy

MK Issawi Freij (Meretz) responded on Tuesday to the Knesset’s Board of Ethics’ decision to suspend MK Hanin Zoabi for the next six months and said, “The Knesset got carried away y the riots and the hatred and acted in a way which served as a blow to Israeli democracy.”

According to Freij, “The Board of Ethics decided to turn itself into a field courthouse and slapped a punishment that is not even given to those who physically attack other members of Knesset… It has been proved that in the Knesset there is no equal treatment of Jews and Arabs.”