Knesset rejects bill which would prevent family visits to Hamas prisoners

Knesset rejects bill whi

The Knesset on Wednesday rejected a bill submitted by National Union MK Aryeh Eldad which called to prevent visits by families and attorneys to Hamas prisoners held in Israel, Israel Radio reported. Public Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch said during the discussion that the bill did not withstand legal process and also contradicted Israel's obligations according to international law.