Murder of 3 children prompts emergency meeting in Knesset

By JPOST.COM STAFF
July 26, 2010 13:39

An emergency Committee for Children's Rights meeting convened in Knesset Monday in the wake of the murder of 3 children at the hands of their father Itai Ben-Dror in Netanya on Saturday.

Attended by Dr. Yitzah Kadman, child welfare expert and executive director of the National Council for the Child, the committee members were presented with data showing that 40 children have been murdered by their parents in the last seven years.

The meeting was also attended by Chairman of the Committee for Children's Rights MK (Likud) Danny Danon, who participated in discussions surrounding how to work towards the prevention of cases such as this.


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