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Thursday, November 08, 2007

1977 Israeli law: Attempting to give away land a capital crime

Martin Sherman in YNet notices:
The following is a verbatim quotation from the existing law in Israel:

A person who, with intent that any area be withdrawn from the sovereignty of the State or placed under the sovereignty of a foreign state, commits an act calculated to bring this about, is liable to life imprisonment or the death penalty.

Israeli Penal Code – 1977, Section 97(b)
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