Former Israeli President Appeals Rape Conviction

Israel's Supreme Court has opened deliberations on former Israeli President Moshe Katsav's appeal of his seven-year sentence for rape and other sexual offenses.

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    Former Israeli President Moshe Katsav (L) enters a courtroom at Israel's Supreme Court in Jerusalem August 7, 2011.[Photo/Agencies] JERUSALEM - Israel's Supreme Court has opened deliberations on former Israeli President Moshe Katsav's appeal of his ...
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