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Fatah official: Law against rock throwing is "unjust"

Headline: "Diliani: 'Netanyahu's escalating vendetta against the residents of Jerusalem will fail"
"Member of Fatah's Revolutionary Council and Secretary-General of the National Christian Coalition in the Holy Lands Dimitri Diliani stated: 'The escalating vendetta of the occupation state's government, headed by [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu against the residents of Jerusalem, will fail as its predecessors did, and the occupation's defeat is the only guarantee to ensuring calm in Jerusalem.' He added: 'In addition, the occupation imposes financial penalties on the parents of minors participating in the protests, and promotes an additional unjust law which sets a minimum punishment for those defending their rights (i.e., rock throwers)."
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Law against rock throwing - The law (Penal Code 2015, section 332A), promoted by Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked, was passed by the Israeli Parliament on July 21, 2015. It imposes up to 10 years imprisonment for throwing rocks at civilian vehicles and up to 20 years when intent to injure is proven. On Sept. 24, 2015, the Israeli Security Cabinet voted in favor of a series of measures against those who throw rocks and firebombs, including a minimum 4-year prison sentence for adults, imprisonment for minors aged 14-18 and fines for parents of younger minors. The Cabinet also approved the use of live ammunition in life-endangering situations.

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