The Israeli military on Monday rejected allegations that its soldiers committed atrocities against Palestinians in Gaza. The conclusion follows a military police investigation into claims made at a conference that the army had intentionally killed civilians and damaged property during Israel’s incursion into Gaza in December and January
Former Israeli President Moshe Katsav on Thursday accused the country’s authorities of "lynching" him, four days after the attorney general said Katsav would be indicted for rape and sexual assault. “History will find in my favor,” he said in a news conference. “The legal onslaught on me was a hysterical eruption of hatred and malice and it included witness tampering, coaching and coercing, all to frame the president of Israel.” Attorney General Menachem Mazuz said Sunday he would indict Katsav on charges of rape and sexual assault of a number of his employees, plus obstruction of justice.
Israel’s attorney general will indict former President Moshe Katsav on charges of rape and sexual assault of a number of his employees, the country’s justice ministry said Sunday. Katsav will also be charged with obstruction of justice, Attorney General Menachem Mazuz said in a statement. Katsav had agreed in 2007 to plead guilty to lesser charges and pay a fine in order to avoid jail time, but pulled out of the deal when it came time to enter his plea