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Committee fails to renew Shin Bet COVID tracking, 24 hours before it expires

The Knesset Foreign Affair and Defense Committee rejects the government’s decision — passed Thursday — to enable the continued use of Shin Bet phone tracking as a tool to locate quarantine violations and potential COVID-19 patients, with 4 members voting against it and 3 supporting it.

If there is no decision on the matter over the next 24 hours, Israel will no longer be able to use the security agency in its pandemic response.

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