why shame on democracy- surely it has strengthened democracy! - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • srudnick
    • 30.12.10 | 12:33 (IST)

    Many leaders have been tried in court in western countries and never found guilty, whereas in Israel Katsav once. This has nothing to do with democracy other than to prove the rule of law is applied equally to every citizen in Israel. He was found guilty and will be sentenced like anyone else. This proves no one is immune in the state of Israel, thus proving a strong and efficient democracy exists. This headline actually proves the correspondent believes it to be wrong a supreme leader should be found guilty of a crime-- the opposite of democracy.

    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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