Amendment to law gives authority to police 'to set conditions for returning the body of a militant for family...JERUSALEM: Israeli lawmakers have passed a controversial bill allowing police to hold the corpses of alleged Palestinian assailants indefinitely, parliament said on Thursday. The Israeli Supreme Court ruled in December that the policy was illegal under current law, but it gave the government six months to enact new legislation. The legislation on revoking permanent residency permits, proposed by a Likud MP, passed by 48 votes to 18, the Knesset said. Israel seized control of Arab east Jerusalem in the 1967 Middle East war. They cannot vote in parliamentary elections and they do not hold Israeli passports.
Source: The Express Tribune March 08, 2018 12:33 UTC