Israel Government Preparing Legislation to Punish Nazis and Collaborators
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Israel Government Preparing Legislation to Punish Nazis and Collaborators

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A law providing for the punishment of Nazis and their collaborators is being prepared by the Israel Ministry of Justice, it was announced here today.

The Knesset is scheduled to begin discussion of the bill next week. At present there is no legal method for punishing ex-Nazis or their collaborators who may make their way to Israel, it was pointed out.

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