Netanyahu postpones cabinet discussion of NGO bill

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December 7, 2011 20:15

 
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Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu decided not to hold a discussion and vote on a bill to restrict foreign funding of NGOs at Sunday's cabinet meeting as had been scheduled.

Israeli media quoted sources in the Prime Minister's Office as saying the decision was made after Attorney-General Yehuda Weinstein said Tuesday that the proposed legislation was unconstitutional and he would not be able to defend it legally should it be voted into law.

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