ISRAEL BUCKLES DOWN ON ‘ROCK THROWERS’: You Won’t Believe What the Penalties Are

Screen Shot 2015-11-04 at 9.23.01 AMGood! Could be harsher, but this will do.

Israel’s parliament has passed a law toughening penalties against Palestinian rock throwers.

The law places a minimum sentence of three years on offenders and strips rock throwers of their social security benefits, a punishment that applies to Palestinians in east Jerusalem who have Israeli residency rights. The parents of minors convicted of rock throwing could also have their social security benefits annulled during the period of the offender’s sentence.

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