A secret trial in a democracy is a disgrace. The public can not judge the evidence. We don't know even if there is any evidence at all other than hearsay statements by Alef's friends which would not be accepted by most democratic countries' legal system. So this breach of legal ethics is now to be followed by a withhunt of Katsav's friends who defended him? What's next? A feminist police state with all constitutional protections for male defendents thrown out the window?
Shaffir to Herzog: Opposition failed to show leadership in political battles against PM (Haaretz)