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  • Katsav again appeals rape conviction to Israeli Supreme Court

    October 14, 2013 | 9:35 am

    Former Israeli President Moshe Katsav has appealed again to Israel’s Supreme Court for a retrial on his convictions of rape, sexual assault and harassment.

    His new defense team filed the appeal on Monday, claiming there was a “distortion of judgment” in the original ruling.


  • Katsav prison sentence postponed

    May 3, 2011 | 11:01 am

    Israel’s Supreme Court has postponed the date former President Moshe Katsav will begin serving his prison sentence on rape and sexual assault convictions.

    Katsav had been scheduled to enter prison next week to serve a seven-year sentence; on Monday he appealed his conviction on rape...

  • Katsav sentencing shows Israeli leaders not above law

    March 22, 2011 | 12:52 pm

    Former Israeli President Moshe Katsav’s sentence to prison on rape and sexual assault convictions shows that not even the country’s leaders are above the law, Israeli leaders stressed.

    A panel of three Tel Aviv District Court judges on Tuesday sentenced Katsav to seven years in...