Monday, August 18, 2008
Livni helps secure Israeli ID card for daughter of top Palestinian official
"It emerged on Sunday that Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni may have helped the daughter of senior Palestinian peace negotiator Ahmed Qureia obtain a blue identification card, which promises her rights afforded by Israel to very few Palestinians.
The identification cards guarantee national insurance and freedom of movement to Palestinian residents of East Jerusalem.
Qureia's daughter Mona is married to an East Jerusalem resident, but under Israel's Family Reunification Law, Palestinians are not automatically eligible for those rights even if they marry an ID cardholder....."