this is a shame for katzav, not for israeli democracy. that israel can try/convict someone in the political elite for his crimes only strengthens its democratic values. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 30.12.10 | 11:23 (IST)

    all governments have its criminals, but not all countries have sufficiently independent executive and judicial institutions with enough backbone to prosecute them.

    from the article: Katsav verdict / Former president has tainted Israel's democracy with shame
    First published 11:05 30.12.10 | Last updated 11:05 30.12.10
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