Security Cabinet okays administrative detention for ISIS supporters

January 8, 2017 19:42

The Security Cabinet, meeting in the wake of Sunday's attack in Jerusalem, decided to approve administrative detention for people identifying with Islamic State.

The move comes after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that the signs indicate the attacker was an Islamic State supporter.The security cabinet also decided to destroy the home of the terrorist as spoon as possible, reject family-reunification requests his family had filed for relatives in Gaza and the West Bank, and not to hand over the terrorist's body to his family for burial.

During the meeting Netanyahu also directed the security forces to investigate reports that some people at the scene of the attack had praised it, and that if that indeed was the case, to bring them to court.

Related Content

Breaking news
September 17, 2019
U.S. issues new Venezuela-related sanctions -Treasury website