The terrorist would then go back to jail without another trial and complete the term he had been serving when he was pardoned.
"The joy of the terror prisoners has to be mixed with fear," he explained. "Terror has a price, and the new law will make sure it is a heavy and meaningful one."
The bill stipulates that recidivist pardoned terrorists will be tried by a speedy administrative process. If it is proven that the person has gone back to terror, the pardon will be annulled and his sentence will be reactivated. The smallest terror offense would suffice to place the process in motion.
"An offense punishable by 5 months' jail would turn into one that entails a life sentence," explained Danon. "The purpose is to protect the citizens of the state of Israel from the new threat that has formed [after the Shalit deal] and the method is extreme deterrence of the freed terrorists."