Tag: Ayelet Shaked

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the Economic Club of Washington, Wednesday, March 7, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Netanyahu Coalition Chaos Deepens As Israeli Lawmaker Debate Early Elections

JERUSALEM – The so-called Israeli coalition crisis has lawmakers on the fence about whether Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should call early elections or not amid the threat of an indictment and contention over a draft bill that has parties in the coalition pitted against each other.

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Israeli Ministers Publicize Facebook Bill to Remove ‘Terror Posts’

TEL AVIV – Following a $1 billion class-action suit filed against Facebook by American victims of Hamas terror, Israel’s Justice Minister and Public Security Minister presented to the Knesset an unprecedented bill for the forced removal of terror-inciting content from social media platforms.

Facebook and Twitter have been blocked since late Saturday and are to remain inaccessible to millions of Algerians until after the last test

Israel Eying Law to Remove Social Media Content Inciting Terrorism

Israel’s Justice Ministry is drafting legislation that would enable it to order Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and other social media to remove online postings it deems to be inciting terrorism. “We are working on draft legislation, similar to what is being done in other countries; one law that would allow for a judicial injunction to order the removal of certain content, such as websites that incite to terrorism,” Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked said.

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Israeli Minister: Criticizing Israel Is The New Anti-Semitism

The Washington Post reports: JERUSALEM — Israel’s justice minister, Ayelet Shaked, on Wednesday slammed European leaders who criticize Israel and advocates of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against the country, accusing them of simply swapping old anti-Semitic tropes for a new format.

A Muslim man holds a placard reading 'Israel massacres Palestinians. Woolworths sells Israeli products', during a protest against Grammy-winning American musician Pharrell Williams near the Grand west Casino where he was holding a concert in Cape Town, on 21 September, 2015.

Israel’s Interior Minister: I May Revoke Residency Status of BDS Founder

TEL AVIV – Israel’s Interior Minister Aryeh Deri said on Monday that he may revoke the residency status of Omar Barghouti, founder of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement. “The revoking of citizenship or residency is a tool that is hardly ever

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gestures during a press conference together with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Chancellery following the 6th German-Israeli government consultations on February 16, 2016 in Berlin, Germany.

Ministers Approve Bill Banning Super PACs With Netanyahu’s Support

The Times of Israel reports: The “V 15” bill, which would limit political organizations’ ability to raise funds in an election year, received approval from the Ministerial Committee for Legislation Sunday. The coalition will vote in favor of the bill in