The TT still believes that allowing capital punishment for convicted murderers involved in terror attacks would greatly reduce the chance for murderers to walk free. This however is an interesting proposal. KGS
Teens: Don’t exchange terrorists for our freedom
Ahead of their army enlistment, high school seniors circulate petition opposing prisoner swaps like Shalit deal. ‘Even if we’re abducted, don’t free terrorists for our sake,’ they say
Published: 10.25.11, 23:53 / Israel News
A week after Gilad Shalit’s return from captivity, dozens of spirited teens signed a petition opposing the release of terrorists – even in the event that they themselves become prisoners of war.
“If I’m abducted, I prefer to stay in prison so that terrorists are not released,” said David Lotan, a Rishon Lezion teen who signed the petition. “My life is not any more important than the lives of those who will be killed if terrorists are freed.”