Posts Tagged ‘national ID’

Congressional Democrats exploit public outrage to enact a proposal ‘with which people are more comfortable’.

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An amendment to an Israeli military order on “preventing infiltration” could soon stipulate that residents of the West Bank without I.D. cards may either be expelled from their homes or jailed for up to seven years. Haaretz said the new order’s “vague language will allow army officers to exploit it arbitrarily to carry out mass expulsions, in accordance with military orders which were issued under unclear circumstances. The first candidates for expulsion will be people whose I.D. cards bear addresses in the Gaza Strip, including children born in the West Bank and Palestinians living in the West Bank who have lost their residency status for various reasons“. Al Jazeera’s Jacky Rowland explains (1:52):

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