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Closed Society: December 28, 2011

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Minister of the Interior, Eli Yishai (Shas), asked the Knesset’s Constitution Law and Justice Committee to approve regulations whereby Social Security benefits and voting rights will be denied to a citizen who does not renew his national identity card to the new biometric card.  According to the new regulations, citizens will be required to renew their identity card every 10-15 years.

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Political: June 2, 2011

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The joint Committee responsible for the implementation of the biometric identification means, approved the regulations and directive of the biometric database, by the votes of two MKs only.

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June 2nd, 2011 at 10:08 pm

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Political: 16 May, 2011

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The Ministerial Committee on Biometric Applications rejected Professor Adi Shamir’s proposal for management of the biometric database in a manner that will minimize the infringement of civilian privacy.

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May 16th, 2011 at 8:13 pm