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Netanyahu puppet Zohar refiles bill granting PM Netanyahu immunity from prosecution

Netanyahu puppet Zohar refiles bill granting PM Netanyahu immunity from prosecution

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Legislation sponsored by Miki Zohar would require that indictments against lawmakers be approved by House Committee, which he chairs, and by Knesset. A Likud ally of Benjamin Netanyahu has officially submitted legislation aimed at granting the prime minister immunity from prosecution, even as sources close to the premier deny he intends to change the law in order to prevent an indictment being filed against him. MK Miki Zohar’s bill was officially placed on the Knesset’s docket late Monday night along with 200 other proposals set to begin the legislative process in the coming weeks. The bill proposes that Netanyahu and any other MK would by default be granted immunity from prosecution unless the Knesset House Committee – which Zohar himself chaired in the last legislative term and is expected to continue to helm throughout the 21st Knesset – votes to strip the lawmaker of that right. The bill would reverse the current system: Whereas now, MKs must vote in favor of giving a…
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