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Israeli Politician Now Suspended for This Water Attack on a Colleague

"She won't shut me up."

JERUSALEM (The Blaze/AP) -- On Monday, a heated debate in Israel's parliament ended up with one member deliberately pouring water into a glass, which she then tossed in her colleague's face. The ethics committee of Israel's parliament has now suspended the lawmaker for her actions.

During the outburst, Anastassia Michaeli threw water on colleague Raleb Majadale after he told her to shut up. Dripping wet, he chuckled and called her "crazy" as she stormed out of the room.

Watch the footage of the scene:

The incident occurred during a debate over whether an Arab-Israeli school had the right to take its students to a Tel Aviv human rights march.

Haaretz (via Globe Post) reported some of the dialog leading up to the dousing:

"You are marching against the state," Michaeli shouted at Majadele, who answered back, "Shut up." He then added, "She won't shut me up. This is not Yisrael Beiteinu. Fascism will not be allowed to take over the house." Michaeli replied, "It is disrespectful to the status of women in the Knesset. We will discuss the matter in the Ethics Committee."

Michaeli is a member of the ultranationalist Yisrael Beitenu party, while Majadale is an Arab lawmaker with the centrist Labor Party.

The committee ruled Tuesday that Michaeli will not be allowed to participate in plenary or committee discussions for a month. She will be allowed to vote.

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