Last remaining seats to the Jpost 2017 Annual Conference! Get your special offer now

Yigal Amir's brother, co-conspirator in Rabin murder freed

By
May 4, 2012 09:23

After sixteen and a half years in prison for helping his brother Yigal Amir plot the assassination of former prime minister Yitzhak Rabin, Hagai Amir walked out of Ayalon Prison in Ramle on Friday morning a free man.

Amir was sentenced for conspiracy to commit murder and possession of a firearm for his part in helping his brother plan the assassination of Rabin at a peace rally in Tel Aviv on November 4, 1995.



In 2006, he was sentenced to an extra year in prison for threats made against the life of former prime minister Ariel Sharon.

Read the full story here

Share this article via
from around the web
Related Content
Breaking news
May 1, 2017
Police arrest couple allegedly behind LA shooting spree

By REUTERS

Top Stories
Israel Weather
  • 15 - 34
    Beer Sheva
    17 - 28
    Tel Aviv - Yafo
  • 15 - 28
    Jerusalem
    15 - 27
    Haifa
  • 22 - 34
    Elat
    19 - 33
    Tiberias