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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  • Moshe Katsav
    Moshe Katsav (born Musa Qasab on 5 December 1945) is an Iranian -born Israeli former politician who was the eighth President of Israel from 2000 to 2007. He was also ...
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