Knesset counsel: Suspended Arab MK can’t vote while under arrest

MK Basel Ghattas (Joint List) will not be able to vote in the Knesset on Monday, the first day of voting in the Knesset since the lawmaker was detained Thursday.

Knesset Legal Adviser Eyal Yinon issued a ruling on Ghattas’s unprecedented situation, by which he is the first legislator to be arrested for the purposes of an investigation.


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