Knesset Suspends Arab MKs for Meeting Palestinian Terrorists’ Families

This article was originally published by The Times of Israel:

Thee Knesset Ethics Committee on Monday banned three Arab MKs from parliamentary activity for several months, following a controversial meeting thy held last week with families of terrorists killed while carrying out attacks on Israelis.

Hanin Zoabi and Basel Ghattas were banned for four months, while Jamal Zahalka for two months, Channel 2 TV reported. All three are members of the Balad Party, which merged into the Joint (Arab) List before last year’s parliamentary election.

The ban extends to Knesset committee meetings and plenum discussions, but the MKs can vote as usual in parliamentary committees and the plenum.

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