Israel MK assigned bodyguard after death threats from right-wing extremists

04.12.2011                      08.Kislev. 5772

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Israel MK assigned bodyguard after death threats from right-wing extremists

Police and Knesset Guard informed Meretz MK Zehava Gal-On of intelligence reports that include death threats from right-wing extremist in the West Bank.

Israel Police and the Knesset Guard assigned Meretz MK Zehava Gal-On a bodyguard on Saturday, following threats on her life. On Friday, Knesset Guard informed Gal-On that intelligence reports received by the police include threats from right-wing extremist in the West Bank.
Gal-On said Saturday that she has not received direct death threats in recent days, and that the information she has is based solely on intelligence reports. She added the threats will not deter her and that she has no intention to stop her political activity or change the way she lives."I am already used to threatening messages," she told Haaretz. "I receive many letters and messages pointed against me and until today I never thought I should file a complaint on the matter."…