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US bipartisan group calls on Blinken to end Palestinian ‘pay-for-slay’

A bipartisan group of 30 Democrat and 20 Republican congress members wrote to US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken on Tuesday for an update on US plans to end the Palestinian Authority’s ‘pay-for-slay’ scheme.

Under the current ‘pay-for-slay’ scheme, called the “Martyrs’ Fund” by the PA, terrorists receive monetary payments as a reward for acts of terror. The more damage an attack causes, the higher the terrorist or the terrorist’s family is paid.

Read more: The Jerusalem Post