Israeli politicians propose bill to treat arsonists as terrorists

As fires blazed across the country, Knesset members on the Right proposed legislation over the weekend that would punish arsonists.

“The wave of fires that has forced the evacuations of more than 75,000 citizens is an escalation, and we must treat it as such,” said Likud MK Sharren Haskel. “We must use every possible legal means to stop ecological terrorism.”

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Politics-And-Diplomacy/Israeli-politicians-propose-bill-to-treat-arsonists-as-terrorists-473734

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