Attention must be paid to what the lawyer said! - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Moshe Haviv
    • 25.03.11 | 15:28 (IST)

    On the one hand there is a prison sentence for his crimes which he should fill. On the other hand there is truth in what the lawyer said.Someone falling from such height can really try to take his life. It is the authorities' responsability to take the threath seriously and be prepared to prevent that. Dudu Topaz took his own life for a much lesser fall. I cannot help remembering the UK Secretary for State of War in the 60s which unknowkingly passed state secrets to the Soviets through a call girl. He was disgraced. For the next 40 years that person devoted himself to a worthy cause of helping the poor and did not accept an award for that work. Maybe really Katsav can be a better person after that prison experience. Since he already is Shomer Mitsvot it should be easier for him. I hope the punishment may turn out to be a help in being a better person.

    from the article: Katsav may commit suicide if jailed for rape conviction, warns his lawyer
    First published 13:02 24.03.11 | Last updated 13:02 24.03.11
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