Israel seeks to strip Palestinians of residency

November 23, 2014 2:00 PM

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Occupied Jerusalem: The Israeli government is to seek powers to strip Palestinians of their residency and welfare rights if they or their relatives participate in unrest, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday.

His comments at the weekly cabinet meeting came as Interior Minister Gilad Erdan used existing powers to revoke the residency of a Palestinian who had already served 10 years in prison for his role in a 2001 bombing.

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