Nasrallah: Those who spy for Israel should receive death penalty

May 22, 2009 20:57

Amid weeks of reports about arrests of alleged Israeli spies in Lebanon, Hizbullah leader Hassan Nasrallah urged on Friday that those convicted of the charge be given the death penalty, Reuters reported. "In the name of the families of martyrs, of the wounded and of those who lost their homes... I demand that the death penalty is handed down to the agents who provided information that lead to all these things," Nasrallah, said while speaking via video-link to a rally in Lebanon rally. The speech was meant to commemorate the ninth anniversary of Israel's withdrawal from Lebanon.

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