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    • Alterman
    • 31.05.11 | 14:59 (IDT)

    Some of the things that you call "facts" are allegations. And if there are undisputed facts, then we still have the right to question if they are crimes or just questionable from a moral point of view. Etc. It seems to me that you have already judged him and prepared the gallows. I resent that attitude. Every citizen in Israel is considered innocent until proven otherwise. This is how the legal system works in a civilized democracy. If, at the end of the day, the court find him guilty of corruption-related offenses, then I will condemn him. Get it?

    from the article: Olmert begins testifying, declares 'I am fighting for my life'
    First published 10:06 31.05.11 | Last updated 10:06 31.05.11
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