Knesset votes against proposed bill to probe left-wing NGOs

July 20, 2011 21:50


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The Knesset on Wednesday voted against proposed legislation to establish a commission of inquiry into the activities and funding of left-wing NGOs.

Fifty-seven MKs voted aginst the bill and 28 voted in favor.

Among MKs who voted in favor the bill were Arye Eldad, Ze'ev Elkin, Michael Ben-Ari, and Danny Danon.

Those who voted against the legislation included Reuven Rivlin, Shlomo Molla, Shaul Mofaz, Tzipi Livni, and Taleb a-Sanna.

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