The mistake the court made - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Andyboy
    • 18.05.11 | 15:41 (IDT)

    was to convict him in the first place based upon what now appears to be the flimsiest of evidence. With the current publicity surrounding the case in New York (of the head of the International Monetary Fund) and all the tendentious media attention - or maybe "media circus" would be more accurate - the issue of "innocent until proven guilty" needs serious review. I understand that in France it is forbidden to show any accused person in handcuffs or in any situation prejudicial to the case before conviction and sentence. The media simply have too much power - and the worst aspect is the destruction of a reputation simply by the nature of the reporting..

    from the article: No jail time for Katsav before outcome of appeal against rape conviction
    First published 14:31 18.05.11 | Last updated 14:31 18.05.11
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