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Peres Grants Clemency to Gush Katif Protesters

Posted by naomigrossman on June 15, 2009

President Shimon Peres has granted clemency to 59 people who were arrested during protests against the Disengagement. This effectively means that their criminal records for the offenses will be erased. The president took into account the fact that most of them were minors at the time, as well as the general climate at the time of the Disengagement.

To read a report on this from Haaretz, click here.

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