Ayman Odeh forcibly removed from Knesset before Cameras Bill vote

"No no, it's not funny. It's really not funny. MK Ayman Odeh, please leave," said Edelstein. "Get out already, I've already heard your speeches."

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
September 11, 2019 20:13
MK Ayman Odeh places camera in PM Benjamin Netanyahu's face during debate on Cameras Bill

MK Ayman Odeh places camera in PM Benjamin Netanyahu's face during debate on bill legislating filming in polling stations. (photo credit: ISAAC HARARI / KNESSET SPOKESPERSON'S OFFICE)

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein had Joint List leader Ayman Odeh forcibly removed from the Knesset chamber on Wednesday during a debate before a vote on the bill that would have allowed cameras to film polling stations, according to KAN news.

The demand by Edelstein was made after Odeh confronted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and put a phone camera directly in front of the prime minister's face.
"No no, it's not funny. It's really not funny. MK Ayman Odeh, please leave," said Edelstein, as Odeh placed the phone directly in Netanyahu's face.

 


"Get out already, I've already heard your speeches," said Edelstein as Odeh resisted being removed.

The camera bill would allow observers to bring cameras to polling stations but not into voting booths on Election Day.

Lahav Harkov contributed to this report.


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