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Israelis launch group to fight for their rights in parliament

in ISRAEL, 18/03/2013

Members of the Kenesset (MKs), Israel’s parliament, are to re-establish a gay pressure group to advance LGBT rights and combat homophobia.

In a letter to MKs, Horowitz said that the group will focus on a variety of issues related to the LGBT community of Israel.

He stated the caucus would promote equal rights, open-mindedness, tolerance, and would stand against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

In addition it will also promote bills, support organizations and improve public discourse in order to promote freedom and equality among Israelis.

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